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Jamie Goode – Wine Anorak

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19th January 2016

Wine journalist, author and blogger, Jamie Goode, interviews Nyetimber’s winemakers Cherie Spriggs and Brad Greatrix in a post for his website, wineanorak.com.

In addition to an in-depth review of Nyetimber, Jamie Goode also offers an extensive selection of tasting notes, a number of which are highlighted below:-

Nyetimber Classic Cuvee 2009: Lovely pure wine with delicate pear, apple and citrus fruit. Fruity and rounded with lovely purity and balance. Harmonious with subtle toasty notes. 93/100 (02/14)

Nyetimber Classic Cuvee 2010: 51% Pinot Noir, 31% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Meunier, spent 3 years on lees, 10.5 g/litre dosage. Lovely pure fruity style with harmonious white peach and pear flavours and a nice citrussy finish. There’s a faint hint of cherry, too. Very delicate and pure with lovely precision. 92/100 (05/15)

Nyetimber Blanc de Blancs 2003: Lovely toast and herb notes on the nose. Very fresh and lively on the palate with lemons and herbs, and real precision, together with high acidity. Some complexity here and a touch of richness, as well as tight lemony acidity. 89/100 (02/14)

Nyetimber Blanc de Blancs 2007: Distinctive toasty, herby nose with a hint of creaminess. The palate is powerful with lively acidity. Very keen and lemony with subtle toast and herb notes. Powerful stuff, showing high acidity. 90/100 (05/15)

Nyetimber Tillington Single Vineyard 2009: Ripe and fruity with lovely fine, complex ripe red apple, white peach, cherry and citrus notes. Beautiful harmony on the palate which combines concentration and finesse. Great precision and purity here with subtle toasty notes and some richness, but also nice finesse. Young but already pure and complex. 94/100 (02/14)

Nyetimber Rosé 2009: 45% Chardonnay, 15.5% red wine. Great definition here with broad, complex flavours of red cherries, herbs and citrus. Subtly spicy notes and some structure, too. Beautiful wine. 93/100 (02/14)

Nyetimber Demi-Sec NV: 44 g/litre sugar. Off-dry and rich, and a little spicy with apple and pear notes. Some melon here, with bold texture. Very attractive. 91/100 (02/14)

Read the full article by Jamie Goode below:-

Wineanorak.com: “Nyetimber: Part 2 in a series of the rise of English Sparkling Wine”