The Simpson’s have been making award-winning wines at Domaine de Sainte Rose, their stunning, southern French property, for the past 16 years. In 2014 they brought their expertise and savoir-faire back to the UK establishing Simpsons Wine Estate in Barham, Kent, with an aspiration to create the finest quality English wine. They laid down their roots amidst the pristine beauty of the Elham Valley – an unspoilt seam in the North Downs of Kent where the contours of the land, the climate and the soil could scarcely be improved upon for viticulture.
This beautiful Provencal-style English rosé is created from 100% estate-grown Pinot Noir. Its delicate aromas and attractive colour captures the essence of summer.
The Railway Hill Rosé, so called because the Canterbury to Folkestone light railway passed through this site in the late 19th and first half of the 20th Century, has fresh aromas of grapefruit, lime and lychee and displays clean stone fruits flavours balanced by a crisp mouth-watering finish.
The Simpsons’ vineyards occupy glorious positions on the sunny, sheltered slopes of the North Downs of Kent, protected from the whimsy of the English climate by ancient woodland and anchored in the iconic chalky soils so highly revered in the world of both still and sparkling wine.
Try with smoked salmon crème fraîche blinis, cheese straws, roasted chicken with garlic and thyme or just by itself whilst sat in the sun!