Fruit from the Sussex vineyard used to make exclusive wine for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Festive bottles of English sparkling wine have been made from fruit from Sussex vineyards to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The special edition bottles of wine have been released by the Royal Collection Trust (a department of the Royal Household) and are made from a blend of hand-picked fruit from vineyards in Sussex and Kent.
The trust said the vintage sparkling wine is a classic blend of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier.
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The wine is golden in color and has been described as having seductive aromas of rich, honeyed citrus, white peach and hints of sweet spice.
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The drink will pair well with mature English cheddar as well as seafood such as crab, langoustines and classic fish and chips.
It displays a label inspired by gold embroidery on Her Majesty’s Estate Robe worn at her Coronation in 1953.
A 700ml bottle of Platinum Jubliee wine will set you back £39.
Additional hand-cut champagne flutes will cost £120 for a pair.
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