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...
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UK Sparkling, sparkling wine, Nyetimber Classic Cuvée Sussex 2008
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Nyetimber, Classic Cuvée, Sussex 2008
Decanter average score:
17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RH 17 JH-S 16 SS 18
Attractive yeasty nose. Palate is characterful and fleshy with bready, apricot and peach notes, showing nice complexity and layers of fruit. Finishes full and well balanced with a hint of emerging autolysis.
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 12%
Price £26–£34 Fine & Rare, Harvey Nichols, Lea & Sandeman, Secret Cellar, Slurp, Vintage Seekers, Waitrose, Waitrose Wine Direct, Whitebridge Wines, The Wine Society, WoodWinters

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

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