John takes his annual look at the IEWA 2022 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners The Wharie Project and Bride Valley.
In part two of the April round-up, John tastes through seven diverse sparkling rosé wines.
In the first of a double feature, John rounds up a selection of the best still English rosé wines from the 2022 vintage.
LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
A light off-dry sweetness that adds body and a light generosity compared to the sometimes bracing dryness of most Pét-Nat wines.
Peach, sweet red apple, orange skin and crisp almond pastry, as well as the fragrance of beautiful Burgundian oak.
Delicious winter spiced notes that stands out with orange peel and spiced roasted almonds.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Riper strawberry and peach flavours, with a light creaminess, suggestions of pomegranate and rhubarb.
Waves of zesty citrus fruit and grassy tones, while the mid-taste brings ripe pears and a hint of tangy tropical fruit.
Green apple, citrus, white peach, and a flinty minerality with a light textured nuttiness.