Breaky Bottom Cuvee Oliver Minkley Brut Traditional Method 2011

Breaky Bottom Cuvee Oliver Minkley Brut Traditional Method 2011
Breaky Bottom Cuvee Oliver Minkley Brut Traditional Method 2011

Breaky Bottom Cuvee Oliver Minkley Brut Traditional Method 2011

A blend of 60% Chardonnay, 30% Seyval Blanc, 5% each of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier aged for 7 years in contact with fine lees. A dynalic and refined wine.

"A rare cuvée named after Oliver Minkley - a talented comedian who used to tell jokes to the sheeps while working at Breaky Bottom."

  • Chardonnay blend
  • ABV 12.0%
  • Drink now / lay down
    2018 - 2024
  • Cork
  • Dry
  • Unknown

“This is made on the Sussex Downs and benefits from significant bottle age which has bestowed on it a mature, complex palate with depth and restrained acid.”

Wayne de Nicolo, The Resident

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British Wine

It is thought that the Romans first introduced vines to England, however due to a combination of poor climate and the strong trading links with France and Italy (leading to a ready supply of wine), wine-making never really took off. Fast forward a few centuries and wine making is now a burgeoning industry because of improved wine making techniques and climate change.
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