WINE QUALITY AND VINTAGE
ENGLISH REGIONAL WINE 2017 – PGI Pending
HARVEST DETAILS The Vineyard is south facing on sandy loam soil. GDC trellis system with 800 vines per acre or 2000 per hectare. Most vines are 10-20 years old, all grapes are hand-picked. The 2017 harvest produced an above average crop with good ripeness levels and most importantly a good level of crisp acidity. The wine required minimum intervention in the winery and produced a wine of typical varietal character.
Bacchus: 28/09/17, 74°Oe, 9.0g/l
WINEMAKING DETAILS Gentle pneumatic pressing, yeast 71B, fermented at 16°c in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. 5% of the wine aged for 6 months in 1 year old French Oak Barrels. Bentonite fining. No MLF. DE Filter, sheet filter and membrane 0.45m.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Acidity: 5.9 g/l
Residual Sugar: 4.5g/l
Bottling Date: 22nd May 2018 7934 bottles
GENERAL WINE DESCRIPTION An elegant, dry and aromatic wine, with distinctive hints of elderflower and nettle on the nose, a crisp herbaceous palate and a subtle grassy finish.