Flint Charmat Sparkling Rosé 2021
- Wine - Flint Vineyard Charmat Rosé
- Country - England
- Region - Norfolk
- Vintage - 2021
- Grape Varieties - 20% Rondo, 15% Solaris, 15% Reichensteiner, 15% Bacchus, 10% Cabernet Cortis, 25% Pinot Noir
- ABV - 12%
- Tasting Note - Possibly our pinkest and fruitiest Charmat yet? The 2021 is bursting with confected strawberries and cream. But it’s not just all fruit: there is a slight praline nuttiness in the background, which gives the wine some complexity.
On the palate it is crisp and crunch and still full of red fruits. It is both easy drinking yet structured and serious enough to make a fine apéritif. Sassy, summery and fun. The Charmat method involves a secondary fermentation in tank rather than bottle, similar to the method used in Prosecco. Secondary fermentation under pressure, creates carbon dioxide, which dissolves into the wine and gives it a natural fizz. By fermenting in tank rather than bottle and releasing the wine earlier, a more fruit-driven and approachable style of wine is produced.