Exton Park Vineyard | Hampshire
Exton Park is a Hampshire sparkling wine producer with a 60-acre single vineyard planted on a south facing slope in the South Downs National Park. Their first vines were planted in 2003, including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier and their state-of-the-art winery was built in 2011. The Exton Park single vineyard has nine plots each planted at a different altitude and aspect, offering exceptional flavour variation in their grapes. The grapes are picked and pressed plot-by-plot, to retain the variety of distinctive flavours.
2021 marks the release of their Reserve Blend range. These are traditional method sparkling wines that challenge classic winemaking conventions. They do not rely on a base vintage like other English sparkling wine producers. Over 80% of each blend is composed from their extensive archive of reserve wines. The number of reserves in each blend is reflected in the name of each wine. For example, Exton Park RB28 Blanc de Noirs is created from a blend of 28 wines. This unique approach has been pioneered by Head Winemaker Corinne Seely and guarantees the quality of every bottle, irrespective of the year’s weather or yield. It also provides exceptional consistency of flavour, ensuring that every sip is the purest possible reflection of this single Hampshire vineyard.