One of the great thrills of working in this business is the chance to get into the cellars and taste wines straight from the barrel with the winemaker. To taste a wine in its most natural, 'un-mucked-about-with' state is a great experience.
'En Rama' style sherry is something we have championed since it first hit the market 8 years ago when Gonzales Byass released their fabulous, limited release Tio Pepe - straight from the barrel. 'En Rama' is the purest, least 'mucked-about-with' wine you can get your hands on, a rare chance to taste wines straight from the barrel just as the cellar master finds it.
Brilliant '99 point' Brunello - First release of Fuligni's 2010 Riserva 'The year 2010 for Brunello di Montalcino is the greatest modern vintage of Italy’s most famous red wine region. Never have the wines been so profound in quality, character, and quantity from the best hillside vineyards of Montalcino.
We’ve always been proud of our range of half-bottles at LEA & SANDEMAN – ‘tis broader, better and more tempting than most ranges of half bottles you might find elsewhere.
It appears that the press, like us, are gearing up for the festive season (stand by for our Christmas champagne offers) and Lea & Sandeman have been featured twice last weekend:
The adventurous and sportif Paul Jacqueson and his wife Marie make wines of impeccable quality, when not climbing in the Himalayas, close indeed to their much more expensive cousins on the Côte d’Or. We have a particular fondness for their whites, and especially the Pucelle, which is a model of what a great Rully can be year after year.
Add the ultimate sophistication to your summer with the greatest rosé of them all, 2013 Domaine Tempier BANDOL Rosé. Fabulous rosé, and a serious wine too.