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Three Choirs 'Winchcombe Downs', Gloucestershire, England 2018

Gloucestershire, England

3CWD17

Tasting Notes

Tastes quintessentially English with notes of white flowers, blossoms, elderflower and a hint of nettle. On the palate, flavours of fleshy white peach and lime - tastes like English Spring!

Food Matches

Seafood, Antipasti & Canapes

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2018

Style Aromatic Whites

Country England

Region Gloucestershire

Grower Name Three Choirs

Grape Variety Schönburger

ABV 11.00%

Closure Screw Cap

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan

SKU 3CWD18

Grower

Three Choirs

Growing grapes in this part of England is nothing new. The Romans were growing vines here some 2000 years ago and the tradition was carried on into the Middle Ages by the monasteries who reputedly made wines to rival those of the continent. Building on this long tradition, Three Choirs was founded in 1973, with half an acre of vines as an experiment. A favourable microclimate… Read More

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Region

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire

The south-west of England, including Gloucestershire, 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… Read More

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Grape

Schönburger

Schönburger is a grape variety that was developed at Geisenheim Institute Grape Breeding in Germany through crossing Pinot Noir, Chasselas and Muscat Hamburg, and released in 1979.It is now grown in both Germany and England, where is has gained popularity since the early 2000’s, although it can also be found in the United States. Schönburger flourishes anywhere… Read More

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