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Product code: 4616

All Angels, Sparkling Rosé, Enborne, West Berkshire, England, 2014

All Angels, Sparkling Rosé, Enborne, West Berkshire, England, 2014

Producer Profile

The rural backwaters of Berkshire aren’t the first place you’d expect to find a vineyard, yet it’s here that new kid on the English wine scene, Mark Darley and his family have chosen to plant 3 hectares of classic sparkling varieties as well as Pinot Gris.

Enborne Vineyards, located in the village of the same name, was planted with the intention of producing exceptional English sparkling wine, set apart due to their distinctive terroir. Planted in 2010 after the land was almost set aside as an Alpaca farm, the vision began to take shape with the inspiration for All Angels coming from the local 12th century parish church. The inaugural 2014 vintage has already started to make some noise, and there’s no doubt that this is a producer to follow...

Viticulture

Vineyards are planted on well-drained south facing slopes, composed of shallow, sandy loam over gravel, sand and flint deposits.

Winemaking

Grapes were harvested in October; gentle pressing to extract only the best quality juice, followed by temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel. After lees ageing in bottle the wine received a light dosage.

Oak Ageing

No oak ageing

Tasting Note

A deep rosé, reflecting the summer berry flavours of this delicious and slightly feminine of sparkling wines, delicately balanced with subtle, long lasting bubbles.

Food Matching

A delicious wine, suitable for English high tea sandwiches, scones cream and jam. Pairs well also with summer berries and summer pudding.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Rondo 59%
Pinot Gris 32%
Pinot Noir 9%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
12%

Closure:
Natural cork

Colour:
Rose

Style:
Other sparkling wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl