£95.00 inc. VAT & duty
Tradition is our take on the classic Blanc de Noirs style, made with minimal intervention in the winery to let all the fruit speak for itself. Here presented in stunning magnum format.
Tradition 2014 is a winner of both Decanter Platinum and Sommelier Wine Awards Gold medals.
Tradition 2014 is now sold out in standard bottles and is only available in Magnum.
As featured on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen!
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“Lovely creamy aromas balanced with aromatic strawberry notes. Great palate of fragrant stewed strawberries, red cherry & a hint of sour rhubarb. Long, profound length, with minerality adding to the complexity.” Decanter
As this was elevated to Gold in the Sommelier Wine Awards, André Luis Martins of Cavalry & Guards Club spoke glowingly of its “nectarine aromas, with some gentle rosemary, too, leading to some elegant freshness and some peppery notes, and all culminating in a charming, complex finish”, while Savoy Grill’s Matteo Cali found it “rich and fragrant, with hints of toast and spice, and some red apple on the creamy palate”. “A true expression of English sparkling”, added Heddon Street Kitchen’s Timothy Connor.
The wine has a satisfying depth and high notes of ripe apple with a nuance of peach. It is a joyous wine. A testament to our love affair with Pinot Noir dominated Fizz.
Enticing small bubbles create a rich mousse sparkling with ripe baked-apple flavours that linger. It is a beautifully rounded fizz with a satisfyingly long finish.
This is a wine that is a delight to drink and savour on its own. It goes well with traditional dishes such as braised belly of pork or baked apple desserts.
Tradition 2014 was awarded Platinum and 97 points by the Decanter World Wine Awards in 2019, the Glass of Bubbly 2018 Trophy in the ‘Fireworks’ category and Gold in the Sommelier Wine Awards 2019.
As featured on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen! (1hr 8 minutes into show)
Tradition is our take on the classic blanc de noir style, Made with minimal intervention in the winery to let all the fruit to speak for itself, the wine has a satisfying depth and high notes of ripe apple and a nuance of peach.
Tradition drinks beautifully on its own and is a wine with good aging potential. It is a good example of the top quality innovative wines that are being made by the creative team at Fox & Fox, at their two vineyards at Mayfield in East Sussex.
Winemaking: Traditional Method | Steel tank & Bottle Fermentation | Un-filtered
Single vineyard: Lakestreet Vineyard
Time on lees:
Clones: Dijon/Burgundy clones selected for flavour
Soil: Clay loam and greensand over sandstone with ironstone shale beds
Aspect: South-south West | Slope 3% to 22%
Microclimate: Sheltered plateau with sloped margin, open, sunny, protected from wind by topography and woodlands
Elevation: 79.80. to 88.97m
Awards: Platinum: Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
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