Greyfriars Classic Cuvée Brut, England

Greyfriars Classic Cuvée Brut, England

Product code: 00035159
  • Country: England
  • Region: England
  • Sub-Region: England

Just to the south-west of Guildford on the sunny south-facing chalk slopes of the Hog’s Back at Puttenham, lies the Greyfriars estate.

Information

  • Grape variety: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Bottle Size: 75cl
  • ABV: 12%
  • Closure: Cork

The 2013 vintage is a blend of 48% Chardonnay, 36% Pinot Noir and 16% Pinot Meunier; the blend varies slightly each year. Made from hand-harvested grapes from the Greyfriars estate just south-west of Guildford. The estate’s vineyards are planted on southerly-facing chalkrich soils; the sites have excellent drainage. Here, just 80 or so miles north of Champagne’s latitude, the vines experience a similar climate on Surrey’s North Downs. Whole bunch pressed and fermented and aged in stainless steel, the wine has a 5g/l dosage of sugar and spends