Bottle of Chapel Down Pinot Blanc 2018 english still white wine
Bottle of Chapel Down Pinot Blanc 2018 english still white wine with food pairing.
Discovery Series Pinot Blanc 2018
Discovery Series Pinot Blanc 2018

Discovery Series Pinot Blanc 2018

£150

Our Pinot Blanc 2018 is part of the Chapel Down Discovery Series. Aromas of pear, melon and white flowers. The palate has flavours... Read More

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You can only purchase 10 per order

Product description

Our Pinot Blanc 2018 is part of the Chapel Down Discovery Series. Aromas of pear, melon and white flowers. The palate has flavours of citrus peel and fresh apricot which lead to a long, refreshing finish.

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Discovery Series Pinot Blanc 2018

£150

Type

White

Style

Fruity & Floral

Grape

Pinot Blanc

ABV

12%

Food Pairing

Seafood & Fresh Salads

About this product

Grape Variety

The subtle, but highly versatile Pinot Blanc. Originating as a white grape mutation of Pinot Noir from Burgundy, Pinot Blanc is now most commonly grown in Alsace (France), Baden (Germany) and Lombardy (Italy). It is, however, a great match for the warmer areas of England. It thrives in relatively cool wine growing areas on limestone/clay mix soils, where it produces dry, refreshing still white wines, as well as being an excellent blending grape for sparklers. Think Franciacorta or Crémant.

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Vineyard

On the Maldon Estate, Essex, grapes are grown on cordon and double guyot pruning systems, and on predominately clay soils. Whilst clay can create drainage issues within shallow sloped vineyards, the soil type's ability to retain nutrients ensures the Maldon Estate produces consistently high fruit quality, particularly of grape varieties like Pinot Blanc.

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Winemaking

Whilst almost all red wines use malolactic fermentation to create smoother end products. At Chapel Down, we utilise the same process of converting tart malic acid into softer lactic acid for a variety of our white wines. This allows for additional velvety texture and body to be added to these wines, without overpowering signature floral or citrus aromas.

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