A crisp, dry and citrusy English Sparkling wine made from West Sussex grown grapes.
Seyval Blanc is a grape variety that works particularly well in England and, as here, can make very good sparkling wines. The fruit for this is grown exclusively at the small, 2 acre, Longwells vineyard on the Surrey/Sussex borders near Horsham which is managed by the Albury team. Since they took over it's been in organic conversion and will be certified from the 2019 harvest. Only 2,700 bottles of this were made in 2017 so it's certainly a small production wine. It's a bright, crunchy and fruity, dry sparkling wine with ripe citrus and herb aromas with apples, gooseberries and pears on the palate.
Quintessentially English, it's ideal for drinking on its own, but with enough crisp acidity to pair well with foods such as smoked fish, a cheese starter, or garden picnic.