Rathfinny Blanc De Blancs 2018

Rathfinny Blanc De Blancs 2018

Single bottle price: £38.50

Mix any 6 bottles price: £36.58

Mix any 12 bottles price: £34.65

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  • Free next day delivery (spend £150+)
  • Free same day local delivery (spend £50, otherwise £2 charge)

We adore Blanc de Blanc style bubbly and this is a really precise, outstanding example. This nose is all about the fruit (think grapefruit, kiwi, apple & nectarine) with a little herbal touch. The palate has the most delicious creamy lemon curd like texture and the toasty, autolytic character is more obvious, but the finish is long, citrusy and saline.

We’ve long admired Rathfinny’s wines. As a relative newcomer to the English wine movement, it was tempting at first to dismiss them as another big brand with plenty of cash, sticking identikit trad-method plonk in posh bottles. Tasting the wines is enough to convince you otherwise, but having the opportunity to visit the estate gives a lot of perspective as to what the good folk are up to.

The business is entirely family owned and spoken about as a passion project for the owners. Though it’s clear that passion runs beyond the bottle and extends to growing the global recognition of Sussex (now PDO, don’t you know…) as a world class sparkling wine production area.

On the subject of world class, Rathfinny are certainly helping to lead the way. Their juxtaposing though strangely seamless and intelligent blend of low-intervention philosophies with unrivalled modern winery technology is astounding. The family and human values held by the estate are refreshing (and inspirational for a young business like ours, aspiring to do good by the world) and the juice speaks for itself. Rathfinny exclusively produce estate grown wines from single vintages in the South Downs, just 3 miles from the English Channel.

Wine Details

Grape(s):
  • Chardonnay
Region: Sussex
Country: England
Wine Type: Sparkling
Wine Style: Bright & Fresh Sparkling
Vintage: 2018
Volume: 750ml
Alcohol: 12%
Production Methods(s):
  • Conventional
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Local delivery within 5km of our Bury St Edmunds shop is made by Bury St Edmunds EcoCarriers service. Orders placed before 1pm will be delivered same day between 3-6pm, Monday - Saturday. Orders placed after the cut off time will be delivered next working day (Monday - Saturday).

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Local delivery within 20km of our Bury St Edmunds shop is made by the Vino Gusto team. Orders placed before 1pm will be delivered within three working days. There is a minimum spend of £20 for this service.

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UK Mainland (England, Wales, Scottish Borders & Central Scotland)  
Orders must be placed before 12pm for next day delivery (Monday - Thursday). Orders placed before 12pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday. Orders placed after 12pm on Friday and before 12pm on Monday will be delivered on Tuesday.
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Orders up to £149.99 - £10 (per case)

We do not deliver wine internationally. 

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Delivery is then the following working day. So if you order before 12pm and we have the stock available, you should receive your wine the following working day, as stated above.

Deliveries are normally made weekdays before 4pm.

Unsuccessful deliveries will be attempted the next working day if nobody is available to accept the delivery, unless you specify a place to leave the shipment in this case. If a request is made for wine to be left unattended, Vino Gusto will not be held responsible if the wine goes missing after the courier has delivered it.

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Please note that we, regretfully, are currently unable to ship to Northern Ireland.
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We're an independent wine shop in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Born from our group of pubs in lockdown 1.0, we've taken our love of wine to a whole new level.

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