For his latest round-up, John takes a look at a trio of English Bacchus and Chardonnay, including the sublime Octagon Block from Danbury Ridge.
Brisk, bold but subtly tempered acidity integrates nicely with rich peachy and apricot flavours.
Hannah visits Albourne Estate in Sussex to chat to inspirational winemaker Alison Nightingale.
Notes of thyme and sage add a savoury component that would pair well with many summer dishes.
Our English Wine Week special Round-up, including two outstanding prestige cuvée and a selection of brilliant new vintage still wines.
A very pure, dry expression of Bacchus but with the added lift of the light bubbles.
Sussex winemaker Albourne Estate has launched a first of its kind English Frizzante made from Bacchus.
Impressive length with profound yeasty complexity on the finish.
A fun, fruity and playful wine with an underlying red berry fruit purity that remains firmly true to Albourne Estate’s established stylistic expression.
Albourne Estate has launched the first Sussex vermouth, as the resurgence of this aromatic, spiced fortified wine continues to build.
A delicious first ever sparkling wine from Alison Nightingale’s Albourne Estate.
Almost rosé in colour, this is a lively White Pinot with lots of red berry character.
A serious wine lovers wine with rich mineral, grass & dried herb notes.
A tasting and look at the diversity of English Bacchus.
A vivid and bright English white wine with rich peach and pineapple character.
Dry and fresh with subtle red fruit berry and strong mineral profile.
Perfect summer drinking English wine with fresh citrus and tropical notes.
A vibrant citrus blast of lime with rich acidity and mineral finish.