Region: East Sussex
Grape: Fruhburgunder (Pinot Noir), Dornfelder and Regent
Viticulture: Natural Wine / Organic Farming
Wine making: A blend of three German varieties going through carbonic fermentation in concrete before being aged in german barrel.
Deep in colour, lots of vibrant crunchy fruits with savoury undertones.
Situated on a slope leading down to the Tillingham River and ran by Ben Walgate, Tillingham is producing some really exciting natural wines. Chalk and clay soils in vineyards that are some of the sunniest in the UK. Grapes for this blend was taken from Crouch Valley Essex. Conventional but low input viticulture.