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...
UK Sparkling, sparkling wine, Henners Vintage Brut East Sussex 2009
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Henners, Vintage Brut, East Sussex 2009

Henners, Vintage Brut, East Sussex 2009
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RH 17.5 JH-S 18 SS 18
Yeasty, toasty, full-on autolytic nose with ripe, superbly expressive fruit, herbs and aniseed. The palate is excellent and full, with a leesy texture, fine balance and toasty notes on the finish. Classic, stylish.
Drink 2013–2019
Alc 12%
Price £27 Borough Wines, Boutinot, Hailsham Cellars, Red & White Wines, Sparkling English Wine, Wine Pantry

Judging panel: Richard Hemming (RH), Justin Howard-Sneyd MW (JH-S) Stephen Skelton MW (SS)