This light spritzy wine is full of ripe fruit whose complexities are subtly disguised by an elegant palate of light melon, orange, pineapple and grapefruit. The palate has a good strength of tropical fruit flavours beneath a soft rounded acidity, with lingering grapefruit to give length.
Background: Shawsgate is the leading Suffolk winery, first planted in 1973 near Framlingham with mostly white varieties. With six hectares of vineyards now planted and a modern winemaking facility, including plenty of stainless steel and a temperature-regulated cellar. Shawsgate have won multiple regional and national awards. The vineyards enjoy some of the warmest and driest seasonal weather in England.