John takes a look at a selection the latest and greatest English sparkling releases for English Wine Week.
Brand new Ditchling-based wine estate Everflyht launches their first wines for English wine week.
Some thirty years on since Nyetimber’s first commercial harvest, John taste’s through seven vintages of the estate’s flagship Blanc de Blancs.
LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
Fine-tuned, linear acidity and crunchy green apples lead to riper pear and apricot flavours.
A crisp sparkling red that feels like a deep, dark rosé, with some lovely crunchy red fruit, tangy cranberry and pink grapefruit peel.
A hint of tangy red berries and lots of nutty pastry complexity, leading to a clean mineral finish.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Ripe cherry-focussed flavours and light tannic structure with well integrated oak textures.
Cherry and ripe raspberry flavours, backed by dark chocolate and a crushed peppery spice.
Very clean and zest, with fresh and floral notes.