To Try, Buy or Put By

3rd June, 2018

This is a meticulously made wine that uses traditional techniques of hand-picking, wild yeast fermenting and ageing on lees, that is letting the wine rest on grape pulp and old yeast, rather like leaving a teabag in a cup to extract more flavour. This has produced an opulent chardonnay with toasty brioche-like notes and flickers of honey and hazelnut, evoking the flavours of an expensive Meursault. This is a daring move, as many wine critics...

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