\\\ Blanc de Blancs 2011 – Knightor
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Knightor Winery

Blanc de Blancs 2011


Wine: White Sparkling English Wine
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Body: Light
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 12%
Character: Precise and intense
Aromas: Peach, apple, toast
Flavours: Lemon, apple, biscuit

Tasting notes:
On the nose, this wine shows restrained apple, citrus and floral characters, with just a touch of buttery pastry. The palate is elegant, vibrant and intense, with a wonderful lasting mousse. There are mouthwatering lemon, lime and apple flavours, as well as a suggestion of something more savoury and rich. A delicate, long lasting finish. A wine to savour every sip.
Winemakers notes:
Blanc de blancs tend to be the leanest and most delicate style of sparkling wine. With youth, they can be quite lean and sometimes aggressive but if given sufficient ageing, they can soften to unrivalled elegance. It was noted very early on that this small batch of Chardonnay had incredible potential, it was wonderfully ripe with good fruit flavours but it had also retained that characteristic acidity required to help it age.


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