Lime blossom nose. Off-dry palate of Rose's lime cordial. Seemed very thin in the mouth and not enough acid to balance sweetness.
External Reviews for Chapel Down Bacchus
Based at Tenterden in Kent, English Wines Group is the largest producer of quality still and sparkling English wines available today. Using a combination of technical expertise and premium grapes grown on the mineral-rich soil of SE England, they make a range of award-winning wines bottled under the Chapel Down label. Chapel Down is at the forefront of the increased profile and International success of English wines. A Gold Medal at the 2004 International Wine Challenge and UK Winemaker of the Year in 2002, 2003 and 2005, proves their obsession with quality is paying dividends. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: Bacchus Winemaking: Bacchus is a grape that needs to be picked before becoming over-ripe to retain its intense and distinctive grapy flavours. After fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats at 12 - 18 degrees, the wine was left on its lees for 3 months for body and to retain the primary fruit aromas. Serve: Chilled, great with delicately flavoured fish or seafood dishes. Taste: Lime, apples and nettles on the nose. The palate is alive with Lemon and Lime acidity and an attractive, flinty minerally character