Lea & Sandeman 2017 Autumn Tasting
Please find our full list from our annual tasting below.
Read our full tasting round up on our blog here.
Please note some wines featured at our tasting aren't in stock yet, but please send an email to email@example.com or call 0207 244 0522 if you can't find what you're looking for.
We hope you enjoyed the tasting.
2016 NEGROAMARO Salento Cantine de Falco
This Negroamaro surprised us enormously when we first tasted it in Italy. As they go this is really rather a pretty example. Perfumed and sweetly spiced. A whiff of baked plum and cloves hits you...L&S
2016 PRIMITIVO Salento Cantine de Falco
From just outside Lecce in the heart of Salento comes this cracking example of Primitivo. Bright and perky this has a fine zippy line that makes it not only food friendly but very moreish. Cherry...L&S
2016 KUMEU 'VILLAGE' Chardonnay Kumeu River
North Island New Zealand
Fermented 25% in old French oak barriques, and 75% in stainless steel tanks. Hand harvested. Very grown-up Chardonnay from these maestros on the North Island of New Zealand. 'Old school' up to a...L&S
2016 GODELLO Maga Karma do Sil
Ribeira Sacra Spain
In the right hands, the Godello grape of Galicia can yield wines of Puligny-Montrachet-like purity and structure. This example, from the under-explored, precipitous Sil Valley (plagued by drought...Jancis Robinson MW OBE
2016 RIESLING Trocken Weingut Braunewell
A wine that epitomises the pure drinking pleasure of fine Riesling. Bright and focused with lime, mandarin and peach fruit intensity. Sleek and long with beautiful ripe lip-smacking acidity, refr...L&S
2012 CHÂTEAU LAMOTHE PONTAC Médoc
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot
50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet, from the Médoc gravels. Twenty year-old vines. Aged a year in wood, with 30% new barrels. Supple and rounded, with good brightness of fruit and definition, a t...L&S
2016 BAAN SHIRAZ Salomon Finniss River Estate
South Australia Australia
Fine, fresh fruit but not simple - this is another really well balanced Aussie Shiraz from the great Bert Salomon. The lightness of touch is so refreshing, so joyously drinkable - this is sleek a...L&S
2016 PLAISIR Riesling Feinherb Weingut Bamberger
A wine of pure pleasure, ripe citrus and peach with just a hint of kerosene, flows through on to a ripely fruited palate of rich citrus and vibrant mouthwatering acidity, delicious richness but n...L&S
2016 GRAUBURGUNDER Spätlese Trocken Weingut Petri
Very much an aperitif wine, yet fleshy and bold enough to match with food, this has notes of pear and a lean, crisp finish. For those who enjoy taut energy in their wine.Will Lyons, The Sunday Times
2016 LADERAS DE LEONILA WHITE Màquina y Tabla
Godello, Palomino, Doña Blanca
Jancis Robinson's Wine of the Week 22/09/2017. "The standout wine was Laderas de Leonila Blanco 2016, a blend of 50% Doña Blanca (Portugal's Síria), 35% Palomino and 15% Godell...Jancis Robinson MW OBE
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