Furleigh Estate, Dorset, England. Classic Cuvée 2015.

Furleigh Estate, Dorset, England.  Classic Cuvée 2015.


Situated in the South West corner of Dorset, Furleigh Estate is 15 miles west of Dorchester, 10 miles south of Crewkerne, 15 miles east of Honiton and just 5 miles from the Jurassic Coast.
85 acres of vineyard, lakes and grazing land surrounded by woodland. wildlife; buzzards fly overhead; deer, pheasants and partridge roam the vineyard, resident geese return each Spring
Elegant dry sparkling wine from 30% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay and 30% Pinot Meunier ABV 12%

COLOUR is pale lemon straw with a steady stream of minute bubbles.
AROMA floral aromas of apple blossom interlaced with ripe melon pear , hint of minerality.
TASTE fine mousse – citrus flavours of grapefruit and Sicilian lemon with a crystalline structure -salty edge and zesty acidity. Hints of brioche

This traditional, bottle-fermented, classic French varieties give this wine a creamy mousse, a fruity and harmonious taste and good length focussed on freshness. hand-picking, the grapes were whole bunch pressed to obtain the finest juice. The wine was then left to mature on its lees for at least 18 months, with a further 2 months in the bottle after dosage.
Perfect for celebrations, served well-chilled as an aperitif alongside canapés such as smoked salmon blinis, angels-on-horseback, or with a seafood platter including oysters. Also good with white fish, such as sea bass, sea bream or creamy seafood gratin. Try it with local fish and chips!

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