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Chardonnay, Ancre Hill Estates 2018

Ancre Hill Estates

£24.98

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Richard and Joy Morris, comprises two vineyard sites on the edge of Monmouth, South East Wales with some 30,000 vines planted on approximately 12 hectares (29.5 acres) and a state-of-the-art, modern winery. The business has evolved from the first plantings in 2006 and 2007 at Ancre Hill, which now extends to about 4 hectares of mature vines. Newton Court Farm was purchased in 2014, the same year as the new winery was built at Ancre Hill, where a further 8 ha of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay has been planted.

All the land was former grazing pasture – never used for agriculture and the soils are healthy and well nourished. Ancre Hill apply a holistic approach to everything in vineyard and winery and practise conscientious biodynamics.

A balance between delicateness and power with bright minerality, the aromas and flavours are of light lemon, ripe green apple, wet stone, and white flowers displaying hints of honeysuckle & discreet vanilla.

Producer  Ancre Hill Estates

Origin Monmouth, Wales

Grapes Chardonnay

Vintage 2018

Alcohol  10% ABV

Style Light body natural white

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvest, whole bunch. Long slow pressed. Fermented with indigenous yeast in stainless steel and oak barrels. Aged on lees for 16 months. No filtration, No fining,  Little SO2 added at bottling

Notes Organic, Natural, Biodynamic