The first wines from the exceptional 2015 vintage at Domaine Saint Lucie and Domaine des Diables are now in stock and ready for delivery. Guillaume and Virginie report that 2015 will undoubtedly be the best vintage of the decade.
Summer has been a long time coming this year, but still our Provence Rosés have been selling steadily - partly because rosé has become an all-year-round choice, and partly, no doubt, in anticipation. You can find all our rosés here, and order NOW for the weekend*.
Allow us to tempt you with a perfect selection to see you over the Easter break. Of course, you'll be chomping away on a joint of Spring lamb with the family on Sunday, something that'll be washed down luxuriantly by the Château Paloumey 2009 Haut-Médoc - classic Bordeaux, superb vintage, great balance, ripe fruit and class.
All gone. We shipped more than ever before but still the MiP* has outsold demand. There's not a bottle to be had in the land. The winery is dry. We're MiP*ped out. What to do? Wait for the next vintage, one supposes, but you may develop a thirst before next Spring and the sun hasn't finished shining yet.
Recommended in last weekend’s Telegraph were Victoria Moore’s “Best wines on offer this summer” and a fine trio of these came from the shelves of LEA & SANDEMAN.
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.
The theme, such as you need a theme beyond ‘Christmas’, was to put a few less likely wines in front of people, to test and tantalize the taste-buds. With that in mind, we left out the traditional option of Champagne, and kicked off with the very splendid Gusbourne 2008 Brut Reserve from the Garden of England, a zippy but textured fizz that works really well as an aperitif.
A highlight of the Chiswick social calendar, the Dog Show gives people a chance to show off their pampered pooches and to gaze upon stalls piled high with doggie accoutrements that they didn’t know they didn’t need.
La Grêle Rosé - Château de Roquefort: £12.95 Btl or £11.95 case price Lovers of Burgundy will be aware that the 2012 vintage, already not looking large, was decimated by hailstorms producing a reportedly minuscule vintage.
Hail has been much in the news recently, with Tamlyn Currin making Raimond de Villeneuve's La Grêle 2012 Rosé the wine of the week last week on www.
Two of our ROSÉS are written up in the press this week-end, not that either of them need much of a helping hand given their rate of sale, and in spite of the dreadful summer we are having! Jancis Robinson (www.
You may have already spotted the article in the Saturday Telegraph which featured their correspondent Victoria Moore with a huge bottle of L&S's smash-hit, quintessential Provence rosé MiP* (Made in Provence) from Domaine Saint Lucie:- :- Photo © Andrew Crowley - The Daily Telegraph 16th June 2012 Victoria wrote "For me, Provencale rosé IS summer.