Gold medal winner at the IEWA 2019 and Bronze at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018.
A classic cuvée from 2014, made and grown on the Hogs Back in Surrey. This blend of 56% Chardonnay, 22% Pinot Noir and 22% Pinot Meunier has had over four years lees ageing. Baked apple on the nose, a soft mousse gives way to a palate of wonderful depth and complexity with a long citrusy finish.
- Dosage: 6g/l
- Alcohol: 12%
"Savoury and complex", "Cheese, creamy, savoury notes on the nose. On the palate it is well balanced with dosage well integrated.", "Delicious, moreish, mature nose", "Convergent nose. Everything pulling in the same direction. Savoury. In its prime", "Excellent, very well made with lovely tertiary qualities”
About the Producer
Simon and James, the eponymous Hawkins Bros, sell English wines exclusively.
English wine has been an incredible success story over the last decade, there are now over 600 vineyards in England with production set to double in the next 2 years. England's winemakers produce world-beating sparkling wines and their still whites and reds are increasingly winning awards at international competitions with an emerging, unique, “English style” of wine.
The Hawkins Bros. are champions of this new wave of high quality winemakers. The best way to find out about English wine is to taste it!