Preparations for planting at Nutbourne are moving ahead . Nearly 4000 vines – Pinot Blanc and Bacchus will be planted at the end of April. Seveal tonnes of lime and fertilizer are currently being spread. Pruning and tying down are now complete and budburst due in about 2 weeks time.
The recently installed Disgorging line saw action for the first time yestereday . The first lot of NUTTY 2007 was disgorged, it will be released in several weeks time . The 2007 is blend of 50% Pinot Noir and reichensteiner and other grapes grown at Nutbourne vineyard. It is a very English taste , dry, lightly aromatic, hedgerow, attractive and very dirinkable.