UK Sparkling: May 2013 panel tasting results

UK Sparkling, sparkling wine, Laithwaites Theale Vineyard Blanc de Blancs Berkshire 200
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Laithwaites, Theale Vineyard, Blanc de Blancs, Berkshire 2007
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RH 18.5 JH-S 17.5 SS 15.5
Excellent, classic complexity – lots of developed, toasty richness on the nose and freshly baked cooking apple fruit. The maturity renders this almost honeyed, with a very attractive drinking style that will please the crowds as well as the
cognoscenti.
Drink 2013–2022
Alc 12%
Price £22.99 Laithwaite’s Wine

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