1503 Balfour, Classic Cuvee', Hush Heath

$288.00
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Varieties: Classic Champagne trio: 64% Pinot Noir, 32% Chardonnay, 4% Pinot Meunier

TERROIR

Region: Kent, South East England
Area: 40 Acres
Climate: Cool Maritime
Soil Type: Wealden Clay over Tunbridge Wells Sand

VITICULTURE

Management: Environmentally sustainable
Trellis: Double Guyot, Vertical Shoot Positioning 3300 vines/ha.
Harvest: Mid to Late October

WINEMAKING

Winemakers: Owen Elias and Victoria Ash
Style: Brut

Selected Cuvées, blended for a young, fresh style predominately from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Cool stainless steel fermentations ensure clean varietal fruit character and expressive primary aromas.
Secondary fermentation in bottle is followed by a fifteen months lees ageing. Each bottle is disgorged to order to maintain freshness. Diam, Mytic Technical corks are used to ensure taint free consistency.

TASTING NOTES

Appearance: Pale gold with pink highlights and a fine sustained bead.
Nose: Clean and fresh with hints of citrus, apple, and dried herbs.
Palate: Lively, lemony acidity, crisp apple, white pepper and thyme characters. Finish is fresh and sustained.
Food Pairings: Enjoy as an aperitif or with light seafood, chicken, and vegetable dishes.
Alcohol: 11.5 %

Product Details

HUH 01
Wine Type Sparkling
Grapes Pinot Noir/ Chardonnay/ Pinot Meunier
Country England
Region Kent
Capacity 750 ml
Awards 90-pts-Wine-Enthusiast
Gold Medal winner Texsom Inter. Wine Awards 2017
Silver International Wine & Spirit Competition
Silver Medal Winner at the Independent English Wine Awards 2017

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