Nyetimber Classic Cuvée
How long does Nyetimber Classic Cuvée last for?
Given the Classic Cuvée’s superb structure and generous level of acidity, it is a wine that can be easily cellared for up 12 years.
In which part of England is Nyetimber based
The Nyetimber winery itself is at West Chitlington, West Sussex, a county on England’s south coast, with vineyards in this and neighbouring Hampshire County.
Is Nyetimber a Champagne?
Technically, no, as it is not produced in the Champagne region in France. However, the vineyard soil composition, the grapes used for its base wines (chardonnay, pinot noir, pinot meunier) and the method employed for producing the finished product - 'la méthode champegnoise' - are all identical to those in Champagne and to similar effect.
Is Nyetimber any good?
Yes, very! So good, in fact, it has won multiple gold and silver medals in international competitions every single year since 2013. It has also beaten Champagne itself in numerous blind tasting competitions. As such, Nyetimber enjoys a world-renown status and is generally considered to be England’s finest sparkling wine producer.
What is a Classic Cuvée?
In general terms, a ‘classic cuvée’ is the standard blending format in Champagne, which is to say chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier and in varying proportions.