Nyetimber Classic Cuvee NV
Nyetimber Classic Cuvee NV
Nyetimber's vineyards share similar characteristics with the best sparkling wine vineyards in the world. The greensand and chalk soils allow the vines to flourish across the south of England, resulting in slow ripening grapes that achieve optimum levels of ripeness and acidity, as well as complexity and finesse, for which Nyetimber's wines are renowned. Using only estate-grown grapes from Nyetimber's vineyards ensures that only the finest fruit is used to craft globally acclaimed wines. Head Winemaker Cherie Spriggs and her Winemaker husband Brad Greatrix assess each handpicked vineyard individually, choosing the optimal time to harvest the grapes and supervising their gentle pressing to eventual vilification. This meticulous attention to detail allows them to make the most informed blending decisions the following spring. The climate in the south of England allows for the slow ripening of grapes, which is essential for achieving the optimum levels of ripeness and acidity. This, coupled with the greensand and chalk soils, gives Nyetimber's wines their unique character and flavour profile. The estate's commitment to producing exceptional sparkling wines is evident in every bottle and their signature blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier is a testament to their dedication to crafting the finest English sparkling wines. Nyetimber's history spans almost a millennium, and their commitment to quality and excellence has never wavered. Their wines have achieved global acclaim, winning international awards and blind-tasting competitions and being recognized by some of the world's most celebrated wine experts. Nyetimber's dedication to crafting exceptional sparkling wines is evident in every bottle, making them a must-try for anyone who appreciates the artistry and science of winemaking.
Nyetimber's Classic Cuvee NV is an ideal occasion-ready drink, with its pale-golden hue and fine bubbles that add to its charm. It has undergone extensive aging in the cellar, usually more than three years, resulting in distinctive toasty and spicy aromas that are a hallmark of Nyetimber's winemaking style. The wine's palate is a delightful blend of honey, almond, pastry and baked apples, giving it a hint of decadence that is sure to impress even the most discerning wine connoisseurs. The wine strikes a perfect balance between intensity and delicacy, elegance and complexity, making it consistently crowned as one of the best English sparkling wines. Nyetimber's commitment to quality and excellence is evident in every bottle of their Classic Cuvee NV, making it a must-try for anyone who appreciates the artistry and science of winemaking.
Varietal - 55 to 65% Chardonnay, 30 to 40% Pinot Noir, 5 to 15% Pinot Meunier
Country - England
Region - West Sussex & Hampshire
Bottle Size - 750ml
ABV - 12%