Hundred Hills Blanc de Blancs 2018

The Hundred Hills Blanc de Blancs Vintage Sparkling is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes sourced from the top parcel of Chardonnay clone 95 vines grown on thin top soils and flint covering over 160 metres of chalk. All the grapes were harvested by hand before being transported to the nearby winery. After gentle pressing in the Coquard press, the Chardonnay must was fermented in one 2,100-litre Rousseau cask. A selected yeast strain ‘La Marquise’ was used and malolactic fermentation was blocked for this wine. The wine was aged in Rousseau cask for five months. Bottling took place the year following harvest. The wine spent thirty-six months ageing on the lees prior to disgorgement. The Hundred Hills Blanc de Blancs has astonishing purity, with aromas of white flowers, lemon cream and citrus, leading to a pristine and crystalline palate. The autolytic brioche character develops on the palate, complemented by a mineral nuance and core of well-defined fruit.

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Hundred Hills
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The Producer Hundred Hills | Oxford

Hundred Hills Winery & Vineyards in the Stonor Valley, Oxfordshire

Stephen and Fiona Duckett set out in 2009 with one very clear objective in mind: to create sparkling wines to rival some of the finest in the world. Leaving behind successful careers in pharmaceuticals and IT, the couple...

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The Region Great Britain

Winemaking in Great Britain can be traced back to Roman times, when every important villa had a garden of vines. However, a succession of winemakers through the ages have struggled to make successful wines in such a marginal climate and commercial winemaking was almost non-existent until Hambledon...

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Organic vines in vineyard with crop cover

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Jancis Robinson MW (2022) - Professional

17.5 points
“Greenish straw. Broad and more oak influence than tartness, though the finish is bone dry. Saline and complex. Excellent in my glass! This would be good with oysters”