Wiston Estate Winery

South Downs Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay

9.32 ratings
9.31 pro ratings
England
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Meredith Hu

Pale gold. Toasty Brioche. More toasty Brioche and Creme brΓ»lΓ©e. Creamy delicate mousse like clouds. Ripe apricot and nectarine. Fresh lemon zest. Ripe yellow and white pear. Hints of ginger. Damp white stone. Elevated acidity, medium body, medium plus finish. 12% abv. This is divine at a good price! Disgorged 11/15 - 5+ years on lees. Dosage 8g/L.

Pale gold. Toasty Brioche. More toasty Brioche and Creme brΓ»lΓ©e. Creamy delicate mousse like clouds. Ripe apricot and nectarine. Fresh lemon zest. Ripe yellow and white pear. Hints of ginger. Damp white stone. Elevated acidity, medium body, medium plus finish. 12% abv. This is divine at a good price! Disgorged 11/15 - 5+ years on lees. Dosage 8g/L.

Sep 7th, 2019
Chris England

The Wiston Pink 2011 remains my top πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rose & this BdB is a top one for that spot to πŸ‘ Another winner from Wiston 😍

@ Β£37 it’s rather good now & great age potential πŸ‘ it's a proper thirst quencher 😎🌞

🏡 93-94 points

🍷 Light straw yellow

πŸ‘ƒ Toasted brioche in butter covered in caramelised apple & pear w/ a citrus & cracked mineral wash

πŸ‘„ Lively fine bubbled persistent med bodied mousse of refreshing tart sour green apple in mouthwatering acidity w/ citrus & mineral smack

🎯 Med+ dry mineral toasty apple & citrus zingy linger

The Wiston Pink 2011 remains my top πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rose & this BdB is a top one for that spot to πŸ‘ Another winner from Wiston 😍

@ Β£37 it’s rather good now & great age potential πŸ‘ it's a proper thirst quencher 😎🌞

🏡 93-94 points

🍷 Light straw yellow

πŸ‘ƒ Toasted brioche in butter covered in caramelised apple & pear w/ a citrus & cracked mineral wash

πŸ‘„ Lively fine bubbled persistent med bodied mousse of refreshing tart sour green apple in mouthwatering acidity w/ citrus & mineral smack

🎯 Med+ dry mineral toasty apple & citrus zingy linger

Aug 6th, 2018