Every year, Wines of Great Britain celebrates British Wines and their producers with the annual Wines of Great Britain Awards. Judged by an extensive panel, including Susie Barrie MW – a Master of Wine – and wine writer, presenter and broadcaster, Oz Clarke OBE, the Wines of Great Britain Awards are a chance for British Winemakers to showcase the very best British Wine they have to offer.
This year Whitehall Vineyard took home 6 awards across the Red, White and Rosé categories. Read on to find out which of our wines scooped up an award this year!
Receiving a Silver Award at the Wines of Great Britain Awards this year, Whitehall Vineyard Pinot Noir (2019) is light and delicate with a great balance of acidity and light tannins. Aged in French Oak, this best-selling wine is rich in colour and complex in character, as Vineyard Magazine writer Matthew Jukes labelled the wine a ‘triumph.’
Scooping up a Gold Medal at the IEWA 2020 Awards, Whitehall Vineyard Bacchus is favoured for its elderflower aromas, a taste of green apple on the palate and herbaceous notes. Our Bacchus is ripe and zingy and pairs perfectly with pasta or white meat.
Another award winner at the IEWA 2020 Awards, our Charlotte May Rosé is delicate and light in body, with irresistible flavours of summer berries. A perfect summertime wine referred to as ‘Balanced, fruity and floral wine with character’ by The Independent English Wine Awards. Pairs well with soft cheeses and Mediterranean dishes.
Soft on the palate, yet rich and ruby in colour, Whitehall Vineyard Nethercote Hill 2018 took home a Bronze Award at the Wines of Britain Awards this year. Paired perfectly with red meat or a hearty Sunday lunch, our blend of Pinot Noir and Rondo contains subtle Strawberry hints with light tannins. If you are a fan of the Nethercote Hill 2018, you may also enjoy our Pinot Noir, 2018.
Whitehall Vineyard’s Nethercote Hill (2019) was awarded Bronze at this years Wines of Britain Awards, owing to its rich blend of Rondo and Pinot Noir. Another delicious accompaniment to a red meat dish, this smooth Red offers a long and mouth-watering finish.
Perfect for serving at Christmas with your Roast Turkey, or for pairing with Sunday lunch, our Pinot Noir (2018) is a rich and full-bodied Red is an excellent benchmark of our 2018 harvest. Pinot Noir’s are typically stronger in flavour and lighter in colour than a classic Merlot wine with a smooth, velvety texture and a slightly fruiter taste. Check out our Wine Glass Guide to learn how to best serve your Pinot Noir.
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