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Easing Hill Vineyard Still Rosé 2020

11.5
11.5% ABV
England
EnglandWorcestershire
PDO England
PDO England
Grape variety
Seyval Blanc, Phoenix, Regent
Rosé: Fruity & Refreshing
Rosé: Fruity & Refreshing
Off-Dry
Off-Dry
Vegan Friendly
Vegan Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Exclusive to Wine&Something
Exclusive to Wine&Something

£13.50


Wine information

The story of Easing Hill Vineyard started 15 years ago when owners, Judith and Tim Davies, planted 400 vines as a hobby on a small area of hillside at their home in Worcestershire. Their first attempt at keeping pet sheep and goats wasn’t for them, and they opted for growing vines despite knowing it would be an arduous task as the hillside was so steep and they’d have to cultivate the vines by hand. Their instincts were spot on as they discovered that throughout the ages, their land had already been used for grape growing at least as far back as 1604, but also possibly by the Romans. With the help of their four children, they established their estate, working the vines by hand without using any herbicides or insecticides and also managed to produce their own solar electricity. Today they produce three wines including a still rosé, a still white and a sparkling wine. Their 2020 Rosé is a fragrant wine with notes of gooseberry, raspberry, roses and a touch of barley sugar on the finish. Though off-dry, its acidity gives it a drier finish. This would work well as an aperitif or to accompany meze dishes. 

Robin says 'England has done particularly well with varietal crossings and hybrids designed to ripen better in cooler climates. Seyval Blanc is one such hybrid originally created in France around 1920. A variety worth trying and found in 50% of this rosé blend.'

Food pairings

Cheese

Cheese

Chicken

Chicken

Fish

Fish

Shellfish

Shellfish

Spicy

Spicy

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Tasting notes

Barley Sugar

Barley Sugar

Gooseberry

Gooseberry

Raspberry

Raspberry

Rose

Rose


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