UK Sparkling: May 2013 panel tasting results

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There may have been no Outstanding scores, but our judges were impressed at the consistently high quality, particularly from Chardonnay and from the 2009 and 2010 vintages in our panel tasting as featured in the Decanter May 2013 issue. See all the highly recommended and recommeded UK sparkling wines here...
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UK Sparkling, sparkling wine, Ridgeview Grosvenor Sussex 2009
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Ridgeview, Grosvenor, Sussex 2009

Ridgeview, Grosvenor, Sussex 2009
Decanter average score: 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Richard Hemming 17.5 Justin Howard-Sneyd MW 17.5 Stephen Skelton MW 19
Toasty, open, elegant and expressive, yeasttouched nose. The palate is complex with a fine mousse and very nicely balanced, with a core of lemony acidity clothed in generous, soft peach and melon fruit. Hard to get much better than
this.
Price £24.25–£32.50 Widely available through leading independent merchants
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 12.5%

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