WINE QUALITY AND VINTAGE
English Wine PGI
90% Bacchus 10% Orion
The Vineyard is south facing on sandy loam soil. GDC trellis system with 800 vines per acre (2000 per hectare). A mixture of young recently planted vines and old vine all grapes are hand-picked. The 2020 harvest produced a light crop with excellent ripeness levels and balanced acidity levels. Harvest timing was as expected, but grapes were very small, giving really good varietal character and definition.
Bacchus picked on 21st – 26th September 2020
SG 1073, Acidity 9.4 gpl.ta
Gentle pneumatic pressing, yeast Lalvin 71B, fermented at 16°c in stainless steel tanks. Early racking into coldstore (-3 degrees C) Light Bentonite fining. No MLF. Crossflow and membrane filter 0.45 microns. 10%Orion added to fill the mid palate to give a bit more weight to the wine. Early bottling to help capture the fruit character in bottle.
Sustainable Wine Accreditation
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Residual Sugar: 4.3 g/l
Bottles produced 3261
Bottling Date: 11/03/2021
GENERAL WINE DESCRIPTION
A dry white wine with hints of nettles and elderflower on the nose, crisp citrus notes on the palate and a long zesty finish.