Digby’s first Blanc de Blancs is an expressive, racy expression, bursting with precise fruit and delicate honeyed pastry tones.
Crunchy green apple, citrus zest with light creamy waves and a touch of creamy lemon posset.
Packed full of crunchy green orchard fruit, with crisp apples and greengage, and hints of white pepper and lemon.
A light off-dry sweetness that adds body and a light generosity compared to the sometimes bracing dryness of most Pét-Nat wines.
A fusion of green apple, poached pear and peachy notes with an underlying bitter orange complexity.
An understated white peach, crisp green apple, tingling citrus and mineral finish.
Visceral and expressive, with aromas of red apple, ginger and aromatic spiced notes.
Green apple, citrus, white peach, and a flinty minerality with a light textured nuttiness.
Brisk, crisp acidity and crunchy orchard fruit flavours, with the zing of tangy pineapple and rounder white peach flavours.
A promising Chardonnay with notes of ripe apple and peach, butterscotch and toasted spice.
The signature Exton Park crunchy acidity and purity was there in spades, supported by soft waves of ripe apple, peach skin and even suggestions of melon.
Fine-tuned, linear acidity and crunchy green apples lead to riper pear and apricot flavours.
Superbly wholesome and precise, but seasoned with just the right amount of spiced pastry and biscuit to add structure and texture.
This latest Wiston is showing lots of potential already but it is really going to start to sing with a few more years in the bottle.
Very pure, with a textured oaty grip that contrasts well with the clean, precise fruit flavours and delicate minerality
Red apple and floral notes, with hints of elderflower and citrus peel.
WOTM November 2019 Immaculate and Chablis-esque, with lovely hints of minerality, suggestions of toasted oak, tangerine peel and spice.
A delicious, rich Brut Reserve from Gusbourne with lovely nutty complexity.
A very pure, dry expression of Bacchus but with the added lift of the light bubbles.
WOTM April 2019 A little nervy; tangy apple and vibrant citrus, but it integrates so brilliantly with the supple mousse.
Baked apple pudding and ripe stone fruit flavours set the stage for an incredibly approachable Blanc de Blancs.
Winemaker: Hattingley Valley Region: Hampshire Wine Type: Blanc de Blancs Vintage: 2013 RRP: £47.50 grape varieties: Chardonnay WINE REVIEW Hattingley Valley’s inaugural Blanc de Blancs 2011 won the title of Best Blanc de Blancs in the World at the 2017 Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships. This, the follow-up 2013 vintage, has big boots to […]
Drinking superbly right now, but will be truly exceptional with more time in the bottle.
Bright and crisp up front, with tangy cranberry and red currant notes, ripe orchard fruit flavours and a fine mousse.