Langham Wine Estate reveals Blanc de Noirs 2013

07 December, 2017

Langham Wine Estate has added Langham Blanc de Noirs 2013 to its portfolio in time for Christmas.

The wine, which is rich gold in colour, is a blend of 58% Pinot Noir and 42% Pinot Meunier. The nose is “alive with red fruit, violet and brioche aromas”, according to the company, and these flavours are joined by citrus fruit on the palate.

Daniel Ham, winemaker, said: “The decision to produce a Blanc de Noirs followed a successful Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier harvest in 2013. The grapes, both black varieties, were picked from 11 to 24 October and gentle pressed, whole bunch, in a pneumatic press. Fermentation took place in steel vats and oak barrels and the wine was then left to age on its lees for six months before being bottled. Secondary fermentation in the bottle has resulted in a fine effervescence with a delicious complexity derived from 24 months lees ageing.”

The wine is priced at £27. 




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

How to win the World Cup

It will soon be time for the World Cup, which kicks off on June 14 when host nation Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. Even with over four weeks to go, we are already starting to see the retailers get behind the tournament with special packs, sticker albums, football merchandise and team kits in stores.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter