UK Sparkling: May 2013 panel tasting results
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.
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)