Created by Will Davenport in his back garden… and organic!
This English wine has aromatic peach and floral fruit with a background of yeasty flavour and a soft broad palate – a wine with real structure which can be drunk now.
The 2019 growing conditions produced a slightly more restrained ripeness than the previous year, fresher and retaining a crisp backbone. A wine that could be kept for a couple of years, or enjoyed in its youth. It will age to become softer and more aromatic over the next 6 – 12 months.
The blend of varieties includes Bacchus, Ortega, Faber, Siegerrebe and Huxelrebe that blend together to make a complex, fragrant and balanced dry white wine. No yeast is added because the grapes have yeast on their skins. The alcohol is 11.5% giving the wine a wonderful lightness and delicacy. 10% of the blend in was fermented in large foudres (massive oak casks traditionally used in Alsace) which gives the wine a really soft texture and smooth creamy structure – without making the wine taste of oak.
Waldorf salad is a must or good old fish and chips but do make sure you include the peas!