Cottonworth English Sparkling Wine
20th February 2016
Home to the Liddell family and their three vineyards spanning
a carefully selected, 30 acres, Cottonworth is a relative
newcomer to the rapidly expanding English Sparkling Wine market.
Located in the heart of the undulating Test Valley, the chalk-rich soil and temperate microclimate help to produce grapes of
The first vines were planted on the fringes of a chalk quarry
where cows had grazed for generations. It soon became apparent
that the three classic varieties suited the soil type perfectly,
so 10 years later the planting has slowed down, but the fun has
They produce a Classic Cuvée and Sparkling Rosé with a Blanc de
Blancs is in the pipeline. The Classic Cuvée is soft with apple
and almond aromas balanced out with a hint of brioche. The rosé
is all about red fruits and quince with a refreshing acidity.
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