Traditional method sparkling wine.
Handpicked whole bunch pressed, macerated for two days, fermented, held in vat one year. Secondary fermentation is undertaken in the bottle over two years.
Chet Valley Winery
Fourth-generation farmers son, John, also a qualified Chemist planted this plot in 2015 and built a new state-of-the-art winery in 2020. This wine is the first from these vines and the first to be produced in the new winery
Gentle undulation with East-West vine row direction allowing slow ripening. The land has some frost pockets is well-draining sandy loam changing to boulder clay (clay with chalk chip) at 1.4 metres depth. Can suffer from drought stress and nutrient leaching.