SQUERRYES ROSE BRUT VINTAGE RESERVE

£44.95

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VITICULTURE

Only grapes from Squerryes own vineyard are used, always. The vineyard is extremely proud of the flavour and aroma that are attributed to the terroir, and something they know they are very fortunate to have.

So fortunate in fact, that other people have been very interested in the land. Back in 2004, a Champagne House visited Squerryes to try and buy some of it. A geological survey had confirmed that the chalk escarpment had qualities similar to the esteemed “Cote des Blancs” region of Champagne. Along with the soils, the long moderate summers and cool evenings provide the perfect growing conditions for the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier vines.

WINEMAKING
100% malolactic, whole bunch pressed and naturally settled for 24-36 hours. Fermented first in stainless steel tanks, secondly in the bottle with champagne yeast. Aged on lees for 24 months. The Wine reflects the natural energy and purity of the North Downs vineyard. The white chalk seam that sits below the vines acting as nature’s best filter, removing any impurities creating a wine that is very soft and clean with a lovely smooth finish.
OAK TREATMENT
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TASTING NOTE
Delicate pink in colour with a concentrated strawberry and redcurrant nose from the Pinot Noir grapes in the blend. The 2019 summer gave a creamy red fruit on the palate but still with refreshing English acidity which will have you reaching for another glass. Delicate pink in colour with a concentrated strawberry and redcurrant nose from the Pinot Noir grapes in the blend. The 2019 summer gave us creamy red fruit on the palate but still with refreshing English acidity which will have you reaching for another glass
‍FOOD MATCHING
Delicate pink in colour with a concentrated strawberry and redcurrant nose from the Pinot Noir grapes in the blend. The 2019 summer gave us creamy red fruit on the palate but still with refreshing English acidity which will have you reaching for another glass. Ideal on it’s own or with light fish, seafood and salads.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
Blend: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier
ABV: 12%
Closure: Cork
Colour: White
Style: Sparkling wine
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Organic: No
Biodynamic: No

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