UK Sparkling: May 2013 panel tasting results

UK Sparkling, sparkling wine, Plumpton Estate The Dean Sussex NV
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Plumpton Estate, The Dean, Sussex NV
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RH 17 JH-S 18 SS 17.5
Fresh fruit on the nose, clean and inviting with all sorts of deep plum flavours and concentrated apple fruit. Very nicely poised palate with lots of complex and concentrated fruit qualities. Bright acidity shines out but is well balanced. Deserves maturation.
Drink 2013–2018
Alc 11.5%
Price £21 John Lewis, Waitrose, Waitrose Wine Direct

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