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Lyme Bay Sandbar, Devon, England

England, South West, England

LYMEBAYSANDBAR16

Tasting Notes

Bacchus is the third most planted grape in England and this award-winning wine brilliantly exemplifies how England's still wines can compete the greats of the continent. This is a fresh and elegant gastronomic wine that would make an excellent alternative to Sauvignon Blanc.

Fresh grapefruit nose with guava, boxwood and elderflower notes and a crisp balanced acidity.

Food Matches

Seasonal Greens & Seafood & Chicken

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Aromatic Whites

Country England

Region England, South West

Grower Name Lyme Bay

Grape Variety Bacchus

ABV 11.00%

Closure Screw Cap

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16142904

Grower

Lyme Bay

Lyme Bay

From the maritime region of East Devon, Lyme Bay winery enjoys a temperate climate and a long, warm growing season, affording the grapes exceptional depth and expression of character. In 2010 26,000 vines were planted and their first harvest was in Autumn 2014. Their selection of still and sparkling wines instantly achieved critical acclaim, winning top honours year after year… Read More

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Region

England, South West

England, South West

The south-west of England has long been an important part of the story of English wine-making - grapes have been cultivated here as far back as the 8th century. The region, like many English vineyard areas, is particularly cool and lies at the northernmost latitude of the global vineyard. Mostly white and sparkling wines are produced, with a small percentage of reds also… Read More

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Grape

Bacchus

Bacchus

Bacchus is England's third most planted grape variety. It is highly aromatic and is regarded as having a similar style to Sauvignon Blanc. Bacchus wines have great aging potential and can develop into premium wines with interesting flavours. Read More

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