Down has become an extremely popular brand of late, and has created a
reputation for producing the finest English Sparkling Wines that are
now competing with Champagne. With this brand awareness, more produce
has come to market from the Kent based vineyards, hence this English
Chardonnay is produced in an un-oaked style allowing for fresh, crisp
fruits to be showcased throughout. The main notes that this wine
expresses are fresh green apples, with a softening aroma of
pineapples and apricots. This allows for a fresh and fruity feel,
with a long smooth velvety finish. Furthermore, the body and acidity
of this wine are provident and pleasant leaving you wanting more.
you are looking for an alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, and don't want
the oaky characters of a traditional Chardonnay, then this wine could
be your summer tipple. On the whole this wine is Flying the flag for
England, and doing an excellent job!
this wine on a summers evening, or with a fillet of grilled salmon on
a bed of mashed potato with a side of roasted vegetables.