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Hails from: Cornwall, England. Grapes: Chardonnay, Seyval Blanc, Pinot Noir
This fizz has a special place in my memory. It’s the flagship sparkling wine from Cornwall-based winery Camel Valley, overseen by winemaker Sam Lindo, and is one of the first wines that made me fall in love with English wine. I had originally tried the fleshy apple 2012 vintage but the 2013 is fresher. Notes of zippy citrus are carried by softer apple fruit flavours, a creamy mousse and a floral aroma. It’s delicate, elegant and very moreish.
Sparkling Wine made by: Camel Valley
Drink now. Circa £28 (find this wine). Tasted: December 2017