Rosé 2017

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Simon originally didn’t want to make a rose as he didn’t think it was a ‘serious wine’. However, once Emma won the Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championship Award for ‘Best Vintage Rose in the world’, he soon changed his mind! Ironically, this is now Simon’s favourite wine in the range and also Emma’s favourite to make, so, we are pretty sure you will like it too.

YEAR - 2017
GRAPE - Pinot Noir 56% Pinot Meunier 42% Pinot Précoce 2%
ALCOHOL (ABV) - 12.5%
VEGETARIAN/VEGAN - Yes
STORAGE RECOMMENDATIONS - Please keep in a cool, dark place if possible.
DRINKING WINDOW - Drinking very well now, will improve and mature over the next 3-4 years. June 2020.
SINGLE BOTTLE - 1 x 75cl | GIFT BOX BUNDLE - 1 x 75cl, 1 x Gift Box & Hand Written Gift Card | CASE - 6 x 75cl.

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Harvest

2017 presented us with some challenging conditions throughout the growing season: severe spring frosts at the end of April, and a good amount of rainfall all the way through August, lead to lower yields and increased disease pressure during the ripening period. Thankfully, September brought us dry, warm weather, allowing the grapes to fully ripe and achieve good sugar levels while retaining their crisp acidity.

'2017 was definitely a Pinot year. Both the Noir and Meunier escaped the worst of the frost. After the cold start to the season, the weather turned in our favour and the slightly smaller than normal crop ripened wonderfully.’
Emma Rice
Head Winemaker

Winemaking

The Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes were handpicked and gently whole-bunch pressed. Approximately 9% of the blend was fermented in 4-5 year old Burgundy barrels, adding a lovely texture and richness to the wine, and partial malolactic fermentation took place in order to soften the wine’s natural acidity. The wine spent 6 months in tank and barrel before tirage where 2% of Pinot Précoce (having been vinified as a still red) was added to enhance colour, body and flavour. The wine undergoes a second fermentation in bottle and ageing on its lees for 24 months before disgorging with 6g/L dosage.

Tasting Notes

This elegant Rosé has a subtle delicate salmon hue and a soft mousse, with bright red fruit and summer berry aromas. On the palate, delicious strawberry coulis flavours, creamy texture and fine toasty notes. A harmonious wine, with extraordinary depth, freshness and perfectly balanced acidity.

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Food Pairing

We enjoy our Rosé with Cherrystone Clam Chowder served with freshly baked bread.

Awards

Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championship 2020 'Best Sparkling English Rose' 

Delivery

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K.A.
Super quick delivery - not tried wine yet
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K.P.
Delighted!
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G.E.
Beautiful wine!
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Hattingley Sparkling Rose
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S.M.
Delicious local sparkling wine