Wine Director Fred Brugues' Selections of the Week
A selection of three British wines; 1x Sparkling wine, 1x red wine, 1x white wine.
2014 Breaky Bottom, Cuvée Michelle Moreau, Sussex, England, Brut 75cl - Sparkling Wine Chardonnay with 15 per cent of the two Pinots, grown on chalk in a fold of the South Downs: refreshing and elegant. This 2014 cuvée is named after Michelle Moreau, the sister of actress Jeanne Moreau and a close friend of the Hall family.
2019 Ortega, Forty Hall, London 75cl - White Wine From London's only vineyard on Enfield's Forty Hall Farm, run by Capel Manor College. These organically grown Ortega grapes are then transported to Will Davenport at Rotherfield in Sussex for vinification: soft, perfumed, enticing
2018 Pinot Noir, Diamond Fields, Davenport Vineyards, Sussex 75cl - Red Wine Translucent, crunchy, peppery fruits: fresh, pure and persistent