It is the Nyetimber Classic Cuvée 1998 from the village of West Chiltington in West Sussex in Southern England, which has been named to be the best sparkler produced according to the traditional method, that is also used in Champagne.
The Nyetimber winner wine contains the classic champagne-grapes: Chardonnay, Meunier and Pinot Noir. It is the second time that Classic Cuvée from Nyetimber wins this category. The first time was in 1998 for the vintage 1993.
However, I feel it appropriate to mention that these sparkling wines do not compete against true champagnes. Who said professional jealousy?
The number one fizz costs between 22 and 24 pounds.
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