Chapel Down English Rose NV is a classic example of quality English sparkling wine. A delicate rose petal pink in colour with a fine prolonged mousse, lemon sherbet on the nose with hints of blackcurrant, rosehip and wild strawberry on the palate.
Cool fermentation in stainless steel followed by full malolactic fermentation. Maturation on fine lees in tank for six months before bottling and an average of 18 months further ageing on lees in bottle
Great as an aperitif or with canapés, alternatively pair with with summer fruit pudding.
Grape variety - 53% Pinot Noir 36% Chardonnay 7% Pinot Blanc 4% Pinot Meunier
Chapel Down is England’s leading winemaker. They produce a world-class range of sparkling and still wines. Together with an award-winning range of curious beers & cider. Their sparkling wines are created using the Traditional Method, the same as Champagne, from fruit sourced in the South-East of England.
Chapel Down own vineyards across Kent which provide the finest overall conditions for grape growing. Grapes are grown predominantly on single and double guyot pruning systems on varied soils including, chalk, clay and loam soils.
By combining new techniques with years of knowledge they are able to produce grapes to the highest standards.