Pelegrim Sparkling Wine, Kent England
Selected for Waddesdon’s guest wine selection due to its quality and artisanal approach to wine making. Pelegrim sparkling wine is produced by Westwell wines of Kent. The style is situated somewhere between Champagne and Prosecco – which is thanks to 22 months of ageing. Only 4,000 bottles of Pelegrim NV are made annually. Pelegrim is produced using all three Champagne varieties; Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier and undergoes traditional method fermentation. This wine has recently been awarded with a Gold Medal at the London Sommelier awards.
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There is a little toasty note on the nose and a faint whiff of brioche, but this is more about the creamy peach, citrus fruits and red apple. The palate is almost off-dry, but not quite, however the creamy mouth feel lends the impression of richness and approachability. The maturation period of 22 months lends a toasty character that wraps around a generous core of stone fruit and mineral notes. Pelegrim is very easy to fall in love with; it’s well made, interesting, and English. What more could you want?
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
2016 to 2020
smoked salmon, fish cakes
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