UK Sparkling: May 2013 panel tasting results
Bluebell Vineyard Estates, Hindleap, Blanc de Blancs, East Sussex 2009
Decanter average score: 16.75pts/20 (89/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: 17 16.5 16.5
Yellow plum and a touch of marzipan on the nose, with a good dose of ripe apple and stone fruit. Weighty on the palate with good mouthfilling fruit.
Price £20–£25 Amathus Drinks, Butlers Wine Cellar, Hailsham Cellars, South Downs Cellars
Judging panel: Richard Hemming (RH), Justin Howard-Sneyd MW (JH-S) Stephen Skelton MW (SS)