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Sixteen Ridges Signature Cuvee

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Tasting Note

Raspberry and almond flower on the nose, combine with a citrus and honey baked apple on the palate, deliciously complex from over 4 years on yeast lees. Try with smoked trout; salmon canapés or freshly shucked oysters.

About

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.

Viticulture

Vineyard: located in Worcestershire, 8 acres, 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 70% Seyval Blanc 30%

Fermentation & Production

Stainless steel, cool ferment (12- 15 Celsius), low intervention

Secondary fermentation in bottle - Traditional Method

Ageing

Time spent on lees: 4 years

Time spent with cork: 6 months minimum

Technical

Dosage: 10g/l

Pressure: 5.1 Bar

Alcohol: 11.5%

Total Acidity: 8.5 g/l as tartaric

Residual Sugar:7.5g/l;

pH: 3.2

Calories/bottle: 516

Aged: 4 years

Awards

Decanter 2018 Bronze

 

Producer:  Sixteen Ridges
Grape Varieties:  Blended
Optimum Drinking:  Within 8 years
Wine Style:  Complex dry yet fruity sparkling wine
Alcohol by Volume:  11.5%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  England
Style / Colour:  Sparkling

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