The Hallmark conveys the underlying quality credentials for our Classic Method sparkling wines, and epitomises the highest level of craft and quality. Producers of our top sparkling wines produced using the top varieties and to the levels of quality as outlined in our official designation, PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) can bear this Hallmark.
The Hallmark defines these top-quality wines, all of which capture the essence of our Classic Method Sparkling wines:
- Grapes grown in England & Wales
- Second fermentation in bottle
- Aged on lees before release
Look out for the use of this Hallmark in its many different potential guises as it becomes used more widely: