Each variety of grapes is harvested separately at the optimum ripeness, transported to Roxeter Winery, where the grapes are handled with care. The wine is made with minimal intervention
The Vineyard is positioned in a south facing aspect at an elevation of approximately 67 meters above sea level.
The soil structure is of Triassic Sandstone – Beds of red sandstone and associated rocks laid down throughout
the Triassic Period extends from roughly 252.17 to 201.3 million years ago.
Named in 1834 by Frederick von Albertia after the three distinct rock layers (tri meaning "three") that are found throughout Germany and north-western Europe. - red beds capped by marine limestone followed by a series of terrestrial mud and sandstones.
Established in 2008, in the Heart of the New National Forest, with the first harvest took place in 2010.
The vineyard at Sealwood Cottage is approximately 1.37 Hectares with plantings of Ortega - Solarius - Regent Rondo and Madeleine Angievine with each variety being harvested separately
The 4250 vines are planted in rows 2 metres apart, 1.5 metres between vines, using traditional wires and the Double Guyot trellis system which allows good ventilation and minimal disease.
No chemicals are used.
A clean floral nose that is developing with aromas of blackcurrant and blackberries.
On taste the wine is dry with medium acidity and stalky tannins, Similar to a young Bordeaux from the left bank prominent flavours of fresh blackcurrants with a medium finish.
Serve with Rost Beef or Venison accompanied with a rich sauce or with a salty cheese such as Lancashire Mild.