A unusual German grape, popularly grown in England, Schönburger is a hybrid of Pinot Noir and another grape, itself a hybrid of Chasselas and Muscat Hamburg. An appealing aromatic dry white wine. A lovely accompaniment to fish, chicken and sauce based dishes.
‘Danebury is an expert producer of this floral, enchanting grape and this delicious white wine is one of my favourites ever made from this variety. The perfect aperitif style wine, it is also delicious with smoked salmon and seafood starters. It is the vinous equivalent of a lazy stroll through the beautiful English countryside in bloom.’ Matthew Jukes, Daily Mail 11/5/19 @matthewsjukes www.matthewjukes.com.
Green lime and lemon fresh the nose, the start of the palate is a bowlful of apples. There is mid depth richer flavour of tropical fruits, a hint of pear, the sweetness balanced by freshness. The back palate has sweetness, the finish lighter, fresher, citrusy.
Derek Smedley MW
Winner of a Bronze Medal in the 2018 Sommelier Wine Awards