Message today from James Millton:
So the wines have quite fine purity and poise, good acidity and fruit. First time some of the spike has been softened by spontaneous malo, something we don't encourage unless it comes knocking. It would appear to have been welcome. The most unfortunate thing is that this year I
will bottle the Millton wines under screwcap, something I am not in favour of however in order to stay in business, maintain restaurant listings and allow the younger generation to enjoy the fruits of our labours it would appear the correct thing to do. We did a wine show in the weekend and were the only producer for a country mile using cork (in the earlier vintage on show.....'