- Category: Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine
- Published: 19 April 2020 19 April 2020
Made from a single vineyard of 100% Chardonnay Champagne clones planted on Wealden clay over Tunbridge Wells sand, the grapes were hand-harvested in October 2014 in Kent, SE England.
This blanc de blancs has minimum 30 months on the lees and only 500 bottles of the 8000 produced are disgorged at one time, adding to the complexity of those left longest on the lees.
A fine light golden hue in the glass. The nose is rich with a touch of apple and grapefruit, with added complexity from autolytic character. Patience is rewarded with the revealing of layers of more citrus and apple flavours, all set against a brilliant lively acidity that implies this wine has much more to give. Very low dosage of 5g/l but it works very well.
Long elegant slightly saline finish with that tantalising desire for another glass (which we had!). I imagine this would be heavenly with oysters.
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