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Hencote – Evolution Sparkling 2018

Hencote – Evolution Sparkling 2018

Type Sparkling
Grapes Pinot Noir, Seyval Blanc
Country/Region United Kingdom, Shropshire
Food pairing Fish, Shellfish
Vintage 2018
Alcohol 11%
Product number: 249589
Price per bottle: £21.00
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Estimated delivery date:
Mon 07 - Fri 11 Dec
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Dispatched from United Kingdom
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Hencote's first-ever sparkling wine release.

Our Evolution has been bottled straight after harvest and then rested for four months. With a lively bead and vibrant bouquet of crab apple and hedgerow herbs combined with a scintillating freshness.

Grape Variety: 65% Seyval Blanc & 35% Pinot Noir

Region: Shropshire

About the vineyard
In 2009 the owners of a small private estate at Hencote planted a hobby vineyard comprising 160 vines.

Within a few years this was producing surprisingly buoyant harvests of good quality grapes. Despite a lack of encouragement and genuine skepticism from Viticulturists, a subsequent and exhaustive study revealed conducive growing conditions for establishing a viable vineyard. The owners passionately believed that the estate could be developed to support both a vineyard and also oeno-tourism.

This vision has inspired the development of the estate today. By 2015 a new vineyard of 24,000 vines had been planted. Earlier this year the winery building was completed and a new restaurant and wine and cocktail bar opened. A new glamping village was also opened and a brand new road linking the estate to main vehicular routes was established.

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