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Candover Brook



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A delicate balance of freshness and richness.

Grape varieties 58% Chardonnay, 28% Pinot Noir and 14% Pinot Meunier. Aged for a minimum of 42 months on lees. 97% from 2018 and 3% of reserve wine.

On the nose, floral notes compliment nutty and toasty overtones. Bubbles are generous without being overwhelming. The palate starts with hints of floral citrus. Then creamy vanilla and orchard fruits on the mid palate. Long, streamline and mineral finish.

Candover Brook's maiden release has lively aromas of lemon peel, almond, honeysuckle and toasted brioche. There is excellent purity of fruit, rich mouthfeel and vibrant acidity on the palate, leading to a long and layered finish.

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What other people say...

‘Big aromas with stone fruit, roasted cashews and brioche.  Palate is rich with a nice mouth feel, balance and depth.  Finely judged and very impressive.’ Decanter 2023 Awards, Gold 96 points  
‘Gloriously uplifting aromas, a smorgasbord of fruit, pastry and salinity. Beautifully balanced, textured and moreish palate. One to sip and savour.’ WineGB 2023 Awards,  Gold Trophy, Best Newcomer, Best Regional (Wessex) 
‘Fresh balanced poised cuvee with gorgeous autolysis and palate weight. Malt and wild strawberries with racy acidity and backbone with nutty twist. Elegantly done.’ International Wine Challenge Awards, Gold 96 points, Best English Sparking Wine (Classic Blend)

Technical information

The grapes were hand harvested, whole bunch pressed and vinified in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to retain their youthful fruit character. The wine underwent malolactic fermentation. Base wines from the 2018 vintage were blended with 3% reserve wines from a solera dating back to 2011, resulting in additional aromatic complexity. After bottling, the wine was aged for a minimum of 42 months on lees. Following disgorgement, the wine received 5.75g/l dosage.

Grape Varieties 58% Chardonnay
28% Pinot Meunier
14% Pinot Noir
Winemaker Félix Gabillet
Closure Natural Cork
ABV 12%
Residual Sugar 5.75g/L
Acidity 7.9g/L
Wine pH 3.17
Bottle Size 75cl
Notes Sustainable, Vegetarian, Vegan

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Thomas Marsh
Fantastic Fresh Fizz!

Well deserving of all the plaudits! Fresh and citrusy with strong zesty notes. Bought a bottle to try and ordered a case straight after!