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Sumptuous, rich palate of strawberry, cherry, redcurrant and raspberry – summer pudding in a glass. The vibrant acidity leaves the palate clean and crisp with long lasting raspberry finish. This is perfect as an aperitif or delicious alongside a bowl of ripe strawberries.
Made by director/winemaker Simon Day who grew up on an English vineyard and has 25 years’ experience making wine in England and abroad. Simon has recently established the first UK based vine nursery, providing vines to his viticultural clients, in addition to the million he has already had a hand in planting over the years.
Vineyard planted: 2007
Vines: Scott Henry trellis planted to density 1040 vines per acre
Soil type: Sandy loam over Devonian red sandstone
Harvest: Yield 3 tonne per acre. Handpicked.
Cépage: Pinot Noir 100%
Fermentation & Production
Stainless steel, cool ferment (12- 15 Celsius), low intervention
Time spent on lees: 4 years
Time spend with cork: 6 months minimum
Pressure: 5.4 Bar
Total Acidity: 6.7g/l as tartaric
Residual Sugar: 4.5g/l
Allergens: low in sulphites
In the Press
The Real Wine Co. Mark Hughes
Delicate, fruity, not sharp, satisfyingly soft and more-ish
Awards IWSC Silver, Decanter Bronze, CWSA Gold
Producer: Sixteen RidgesGrape Varieties: Pinot NoirOptimum Drinking: Within 8 yearsWine Style: Soft styled sparkling rose with refreshing acidity on the finishAlcohol by Volume: 11%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: EnglandStyle / Colour: Sparkling Rose
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