Nyetimber Rose 2008

Product code: 8NYE3B2008

Tiny gentle bubbles and a vibrant salmon colour distinguish thisblend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Lovely blackcurrant andstrawberry aromas intermingle with hints of spice and brioche toadd layers of complexity and interest. The supple texture of thewine is coaxed out by these ripe, sweet red fruit flavours togetherwith its frothy character. A bright currant flavour balances thefullness and leaves the palate refreshed

  • Country:England
  • Region:Sussex
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:12%
  • Residual sugar:12.0 g/L
  • Colour:Rose
  • Product Type:Sparkling
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • Closure:Mushroom Cork

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Taste Scale: 5

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Production information

Producer: Nyetimber

A new era for English wine began in 1988 when the first Nyetimber vineyards were planted in the heart of West Sussex. The aim - to make premium sparkling wine that would rival Champagne. That aim has been fully realised, and over the years the wines have attracted international acclaim and set a high benchmark for premium sparkling wines the world over.

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Production note

Budburst was delayed due to lower temperatures than average inApril (1.5°C cooler). Early frost events caused minor damage butonly in some Chardonnay blocks. Temperatures were then closeto average until fruit set, however, the ripening period was coolerthan average (-1.5°C in September and October) delaying harvest,which occurred during the second half of October. 2008 wasa challenging vintage in terms of botrytis, as it was the wettestvintage in 10 years. Consequently, extremely strict selection wasmade to only pick the best fruit, resulting in yields much belowaverage, but great tasting fruit being used for the wine

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