While the production of wine in Britain goes back as far the Romans, it’s only in recent years that British wines have returned to the global stage, with a number of sparkling English wines giving the top French Champagne houses a run for their money. It is down this route that Welsh vineyard Ancre Hill Estate is also travelling. This biodynamic winery, situated on the south facing slopes of the Wye Valley, on the outskirts of Monmouth, started planting vines in April 2006 and continued in April 2007 and is fast bringing Welsh wine to a wider audience.
An intensive note of ripe strawberries, candied lemon peel and wild flowers. On the palate fresh strawberries combine with apples, citrus fruits and a hint of spice leading to a clean, mouth-watering finish.
Inviting nose of citrus and bright minerality, together with discreet vanilla notes. Opens into a palate of grapefruit, wet stone and a hint of vanilla cream. This wine continue to benefit from bottle age, drink now to 2020.
Aromas of red fruits such as wild strawberry and black cherry combined with spice. The palate follows the same theme and shows red cherries, blueberry, hints of liquorice and a long, smooth finish. Enjoy now to 2020.
Luxurious, mushroom farmyard nose, delicate berries and soft bubbles on palate, layered, some mushroom on the back palate, subtle balance of strawberries and texture on the finish. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay blend.
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Delicate nose of wildflowers, honey and lemon zest. Deliciously mouth-filling, crisp, lemon and cox’s apple, with perfect poise and balance. Zero Dosage. Certified Organic. 100% Pinot Noir.