Bride Valley Rosé Bella 2014, Dorset

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Bride Valley Rosé Bella 2014, Dorset
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It's not surprising that this English wine's so special, given the exceptional site near the Dorset coast and the team behind it. Steven Spurrier is probably one of the UK's most highly regarded wine writers and critics. This wine's named in honour of his wife, Arabella, whose farm the vines are planted on.

Then there's a very skilled English winemaker behind it too, Ian Edwards, from nearby Furleigh Estate. Together with Steven, they've applied their considerable joint wine experience to the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier to craft a very impressive English sparkling wine indeed.

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Strawberries and cream move aside! Taste the breaking wave of British summertime. Olly Smith, Three Wine Men
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Percentage Alcohol

12.0

Region

Dorset

Grape Variety

ArrayChardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

Country

England

Style

Light and Fruity Rosé

Vintage

2014

Food Match

ArrayGoats' Cheese, Shellfish, Smoked Fish

Vegan

Vegan

£35.00
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The Producer

Steven Spurrier and his wife Arabella are behind Bride Valley, located in West Dorset. After 50 years in wine – and inspired by the unique chalky soils on his wife’s Dorset sheep farm – Steven Spurrier decided to join the English sparkling wine revolution.
Three hectares were planted in 2009, rising to a total of 10 hectares in 2013 when planting was completed.
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Tom Cannavan Reviews

Don't just take our word for it; here's what wine writer Tom Cannavan has to say:

"What a lovely wine from the estate of the legendary Steven Spurrier and his wife in Dorset. 80% Pinot Noir with 20% Chardonnay, it’s a deeply coloured pink fizz that overflows with creamy strawberry aromas, a nice touch of something gravelly and more serious in the background, but all about open and invitingly deep red fruits really. In the mouth a lovely rolling mousse, and that full fruit expression of summer berries and peaches is briskly moved along with finely-etched acidity and more of that minerals and gravel-stone firmness. Delightful"

The Region

Bride Valley Vineyard is located in the Bride Valley of Dorset, England in a village called Litton Cheney. They have 44,000 vines growing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes, planted across their 25 acres.
Bride Valley has been sustainably farmed for centuries and although the grapes are not certified organic, the vineyard continues to follow organic principles.
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Pea & Goat's Cheese Risotto

Risottos pair well with both reds and whites so consider the other ingredients when choosing a wine match - the combination of sweet peas and salty goats cheese call for a vibrant white with lots of fruit flavour - try an English sparkling wine to match, their high acidity and aromatic flavours pair perfectly.
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Crab Cakes

The delicate crab meat calls for a smooth, fruity, floral white which doesn't overpower the meat - try Bride Valley's Bella sparkling rosé to match. It naturally complements seafood dishes.
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Prawn Croquettes

A great snack or tapas dish, these prawn croquettes just need a drop of fresh, fruity rosé to set them off! Something like our Bride Valley Rosé Bella is a real treat.
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