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Tillingham Col '17 - 75cl - 10.5% ABV

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NAME C O L’ 1 7

ESTATE: Tillingham,Peasmarsh, East Sussex, UK

VINTAGE 2017 ALC 10.5% VOL

GRAPE(S) Pinot Noir 50%,Chardonnay 40%,Pinot Meunier 10%

TASTING NOTE

Pale gold and slightly hazy (undisgorged), the Col has very soft small bubbles. Aromas of toasty, creamy baked apples are contrasted by fresh acidity and a dry long finish. Suitable for vegetarians / vegans: YES Allergens (eggs and / or milk): NA

SHORT HISTORY

Fruit sourced from local growers in Kent and East Sussex. Terroir: combination of chalk and clay soils Viticulture: conventionally grown, 4000 vinesper hectare density, single vsp systems. Yields: 45 hl/ha

VINIFICATION

- Manually harvested into 12 kg baskets.

– Combination of whole bunch pressed and destemmed, crushed and macerated fruit.

– 100% Indigenous yeast ferment at ambient.

– 30% fermented in 2nd fill white burgundy barrels.

– Blended and bottled (by gravity) in March 2018.

– Small addition of sugar (8 g/l) for refermentation in the bottle(ancestral method).

– Non-disgorged.

– Zero filtration.

– Zero fining.

– Zero sulphur.

TECHNICAL

Free SO2:

<10 ppmTotal SO2: <30 ppmAcidity: 9 g/lResidual sugar: 0

 

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