Greyfriars Classic Cuvée Brut, EnglandProduct code: 00035159
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.
- 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