UK Sparkling: May 2013 panel tasting results

UK Sparkling, sparkling wine, Furleigh Estate Blanc de Blancs Dorset 2009
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Furleigh Estate, Blanc de Blancs, Dorset 2009
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RH 16.5 JH-S 17 SS 18.5
Impressive, ripe, full-flavoured style. Quite rich stone fruit character plus a flash of juniper bitterness – interesting and characterful. Still fresh with acid in great balance and with lovely length and drive.
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 12%
Price £25 Anglia Wine Merchants, Slurp

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