2017 London Sparkling Brut

OUR 2017 LONDON BRUT IS NOW ONLY AVAILABLE FROM THE CELLAR DOOR AT FORTY HALL FARM. FARM SHOP OPEN FRIDAY TO SUNDAY 11am to 4pm. 2018 LONDON BRUT TO BE RELEASED IN SPETEMBER 2020. 

KEY NOTES: 

  • Believed to be London's first Sparkling Brut 
  • Made in the traditional Champagne Method 
  • 'Single Estate'; and produced only from grapes grown on Forty Hall Vineyard, North London
  • Certified Organic
  • Natural and unfiltered
  • Vegan 

The 2017 vintage of Forty Hall Vineyard's Sparkling Brut is made in the traditional Champagne method from organically grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay grapes, tended and harvested by hand by the volunteers at Forty Hall Vineyard in North London.

Our wines are made for us by multi award-winning English wine maker, Will Davenport and reflect the best of low-intervention, natural English winemaking.

The 2017 vintage is fresh, zesty and crisp with hints of apple and ederflower and its vibrant acidity will ensure that the 2017 vintage will become even more delicious with age.

2017 was a challenging year for English vineyards with an unusually late frost in April that caused unprecendented damage to the vines. So, while the wine tastes great, we only have 1000 bottles available. Grab it while you can, it will go fast!

Technical Information:

Picked 20th/ 27th September
Whole bunch pressed and settled overnight
Yeast added and sugar adjusted to 10.5% potential alcohol
Bottled August 2018, disgorged September 2019 (12 months on lees)
Alcohol 12.28% vol (approx.)
Dosage at 6 g/L residual sugar
Total Sulphur dioxide 61 mg/L 

    Find out about the grapes and wine production here

    DELIVERY INFO:

    Please note that the delivery charge from our warehouse is the same whether you buy 1 bottle or 2 (or sometimes 3) cases*. 

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