Royal vintage released

Chapel Down Wines in Kent has released a sparkling wine to mark this month's royal wedding.

The 2006 vintage wine, The Union, is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Bottles are available from the winery at Tenterden. In a tasting organised by leading English wine expert Stephen Skelton, English sparkling was found to be better than champagne. Experts tried 52 English sparking wines and six non-UK sparkling wines.


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