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Nyetimber 1086 Rose 2010

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Description & Technical Information
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Since planting their first vines in 1988, Nyetimber have grown to become one of the leading names in the English sparkling wine industry. Nyetimber were the first English producer to create sparkling wine from the holy trinity of grape varieties found in Champagne: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier. They create all their sparkling wines solely from grapes grown on their estate, which now spans over 170-hectares in the South Downs.

Nyetimber 1086 is hand-selected from the finest estate-grown wines and matured on their lees for at least five years in the traditional method. In 1086, almost 1,000 years ago, the peaceful valley of Nitimbreha made its first appearance in recorded history. The estate is mentioned in the Domesday Book, the great survey of England and Wales ordered by William the Conqueror. It was coined as Nitimbreha likely referring to a newly timbered house or perhaps a small timber plantation. A deference to the rich extensive English history, the 1086 wines are therefore a homage to the estate which has been part of history for almost a millennium. Only 12,000 bottles and 850 magnums have been produced.

Weather: Temperatures in the early part of the growing season were slightly lower than average, a drier winter with less rain. Flowering proceeded in excellent conditions in late June and early July with hot and dry weather producing a large crop. August was a bit cooler and with some downpours. September was bright and sunny allowing gradual ripening, producing fine and delicate flavours.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: West Sussex
Grape Varieties: 75% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay
Ageing: 5 years on the lees
Disgorged: June 2016
Dosage: 8 g/l
Cork: Mytik Diam Technological
Drink: Now to 2038

Tasting Note: The 2010 Rose is silky and elegant on the palate, with a light pink hue. Red fruits and floral notes are present with a creamy mouthfeel. There is a great tension between fruit and structure. The finish is long and persistant. A superb English Sparkling Rosé.
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Expert Reviews
17/20
Jancis Robinson MW
“Vineyards in West Sussex. 75% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay. Five years' ageing on lees. Dosage 8 g/l. Disgorged June 2016. Mytik Diam technological cork.
Tasted blind. Pale tomato and pretty phenolic and dry. Doesn’t quite follow through. Ripe tomato aromas. Complex and off-dry. This very taut wine is a bit uncompromising.
Drink 2019-2025”
News Articles
  1. Prestige Cuvées – Nyetimber v Champagne

    Prestige Cuvées – Nyetimber v Champagne

    October 26, 2018

    "That English sparkling wine v champagne blind comparison moves up a notch or two." Read Jancis Robinson's report of our recent Nyetimber 1086 vs Champagne Prestige Cuvées blind tasting at 67 Pall Mall.
  2. Nyetimber 1086 vs Champagne Prestige Cuvées

    Nyetimber 1086 vs Champagne Prestige Cuvées

    October 25, 2018

    English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber made history with the launch of the first English prestige cuvées last month. Our panel of expert critics, including Jancis Robinson MW, blind tasted these groundbreaking wines alongside a range of prestige cuvée champagnes.
  3. A Moment in History for English Sparkling Wine: Nyetimber 1086

    A Moment in History for English Sparkling Wine: Nyetimber 1086

    September 28, 2018

    Since 1988, Nyetimber have been busy revolutionising English sparkling wine and this week they raised the bar again with the launch of their new prestige cuvée range '1086'. We tasted the new vintage-dated sparkling white and sparkling rosé at The Ritz launch event.
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