2018 HUX

2018 HUX


Made from the exceptional 2018 harvest, this is 100% Huxelrebe with a subtle botrytis character. At 12% alcohol the wine has retained some unfermented sugar (10 g/L) so is an off-dry style. It has flavours of apricot and stone fruit with a honeyed background, very clean and fruit-driven similar to a Riesling in balance.

Only 500 bottles were made and we may never be able to make a wine like this again. I expect it will mature over 3 to 4 years as the flavours mellow and sweetness becomes more apparent.

The label has been designed to incorporate the fingerprints of all the guys in the vineyard who have had a hand in the production of this wine.

Davenport Vineyards, Castle Hill, Rotherfield, East Sussex TN6 3RR

United Kingdom

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