A nine acre vineyard in Marden, Kent, owned by Nick Hall, and named by him in memory of Herbert, his grandfather.
Planted with 40% Chardonnay and 30% each of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, and farmed organically. Handmade, Traditional Method. Primary fermentation in stainless steel tanks with 10% of the blend fermented in oak barrels. Secondary fermentation in bottle. Malolactic fermentation adds richness while retaining the integrity of the fruit.
Chardonnay 40% Pinot Noir 30% Pinot Meunier 30%
White gold with very fine bubbles.
Honeysuckle, white peach.
Balanced acidity, gentle mousse, soft citrus and stone fruit, light autolytic characteristics and elderflower on the finish.
Good to go with Whitstable oysters, hot little new potatoes topped with cold crème fraîche & caviar, fish & chips (vegan fish and chips works just as well)
Want to get know the producer? Nick & Kirsty took part in our Vinarchy In The UK webinar series: click HERE to see their interview!