Nyetimber Blanc de Blancs Magnum
- West Sussex, United Kingdom
Southern England is perfect for the production of sparkling wine. The chalk seam that supplies Champagne grapes with the perfect green sand and chalky soil to flourish is the very same that runs under the lee of the South Downs. Owner Eric Heerema and winemaker Cherie Spriggs of multi-award winning Nyetimber, (most recently in 2016, the receiver of the IWSC 'English wine producer of the year' award) produce sparkling wines of exceptional quality.
"Nyetimber, near Horsham in West Sussex, has always been a trailblazer. Established in 1988 by an American couple, the Mosses, it was the first English wine estate to concentrate on the champagne grapes Pinot and Chardonnay and to import winemaking expertise from Champagne. Soon after they released their first wine in the mid-1990s, it 'beat' many a champagne in a blind tasting in the FT offices." Jancis Robinson, ft.com (September 2016)
Blanc de Blancs holds a special place in Nyetimber's heart as its the first style of wine they ever produced, back in 1992.
This 2013 has an enticing golden colour, tiny bubbles and delicate aromas.
Aromas of fresh citrus are balanced with floral notes, and leading on to a rich pastry and brioche characters. A long, complex finish makes this a wine to be savoured. Toasty and complex – as classic Blanc de Blancs should be.
|Wine Type||Sparkling wines|
|Wine Style||Other Sparkling|
|Food Match||Occasions - Canapés & Nibbles|