Henners Brut (6 Bottle Case)
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When it comes to English wine there’s a lot to shout about, not least the stunning sparkling wines from Henners. Based just 4 miles from the sea in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, the 10-acre vineyard was created in 2007 by ex-Formula One engineer, Lawrence Warr. Planted with traditional champagne varieties of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, the vines thrive in an idyllic microclimate created by the vineyard’s proximity of the sea, low altitude (only 24 masl) and steep sunny south facing slopes. All Henners wines are hand-crafted from start to finish; with separate fermenting of varietals and their vine clones to allow a broader range of wines for final blending, extended lees ageing for added complexity, and holding back of all bottles for at least 4 years prior to release to add depth and richness. Henners – exclusive English Sparkling Wines are of the finest quality. Crafted with every attention to detail, they are a perfect accompaniment to any occasion.
Henners Brut sparkling wine has sour dough aromas combined with crunchy green apple fruit to provide a wonderfully welcoming nose. The palate is fine with a lively and persistent mousse. Green apple and pear fruit characters mix with a toasted brioche leesy flavour helping to provide a complex and more-ish palate. Balanced acidity and a long finish make this a very classy sparkling wine. A perfect aperitif or celebration wine.
Please note: All case wine orders can take between 7-10 days for delivery.
Region: East Sussex
Grapes: Chardonnay 63% Pinot Noir 21% Pinot Meunier 16%
Volume: 6 x 75cl
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Awards: 2011 Vintage - Catavinum 2018 Gold
2011 Vintage - IWSC 2017 Silver
2011 Vintage - Sommelier Wine Awards 2017 Silver
2011 Vintage - Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 Gold
2010 Vintage - Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 Gold
Non Vintage - IWC 2018 Gold