Nyetimber to abandon 2012 vintage

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012
Jane Anson, Decanter.com
England's largest wine estate, Nyetimber, has announced it will be making no 2012 sparkling wine, because the difficult growing season means it can not produce sufficiently high quality wine from its grapes.
Winemaker Cherie Spriggs told decanter.com that the decision was taken and announced to staff yesterday (Tuesday), ‘after serious tasting, analysis and discussions between myself, our viticulturalist and our CEO.’ 

Spriggs said they had been watching the situation ever since flowering, when they knew there was the potential for a difficult harvest, ‘but as with a great vintage, you are never really sure until the very end. We may take a few grapes for... read on


Nyetimber Sparkling Wines.
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