Kit's Coty Chardonnay 2018

Kit's Coty Chardonnay 2018

6 bottle case

This is the 6th vintage to be released of our multi award winning single vineyard Chardonnay. This wild-ferment Chardonnay has been matured on its lees in old French oak for nine months. 

Expect aromas of cooked apple and toasted hazelnuts with a background note of butter. The palate has more fresh apple flavours, a smooth texture and long finish.

Awards - Gold Medal at Wine GB Awards 2021, Silver Medal at Decanter World Wine Awards 2021

75cl bottle.

£180.00

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“An impressive, subtly oaked Chardonnay, the best that England has yet produced. It has great restraint and poise.” Victoria Moore, Wine Columnist at Daily Telegraph

Winemaking

Harvested by hand in late September, grapes are whole bunch pressed before undergoing wild fermentation in old French oak barrels for nine months adding complexity and richness to the wine.

Analysis

  • Type: Still White
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Single bottle price: £30
  • Grape: Chardonnay
  • ABV: 13.5%
  • Food pairing:

    Rye Bay scallops in garlic butter, grilled lemon sole.

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Viticulture

Kit’s Coty vineyard is a 95 acre vineyard on the North Downs of Kent. The southerly aspect ensures the vines capture the sunshine all year long while the warm, free-draining chalk soils provide the perfect terroir for producing well balanced, intensely flavoured fruit. Restricting yields and maintaining vine balance allow vines to fulfil their potential, producing fruit that truly express their identity and the unique qualities of the soil.

Accolades

Gold Medal, Wine GB Awards 2021