2016 Tio Pepe & Hidalgo ‘La Gitana’ En Rama

By on 16/05/2016

Pre-shipment offer 2016 sees the release of two new great vintages of En Rama sherry from these two renown Sherry producers. Drawn from the center of the barrel 'En Rama' sherry offers the chance to taste sherry at it's very youngest and freshest and this year's releases are proving to be noteworthy examples.

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Tempier Bandol

Bandol wines available at Bandol Restaurant, Chelsea

By on 15/05/2016

Domaine Tempier Tasting Menu at Bandol Restaurant - Chelsea 6 Hollywood Rd, London SW10 9HY [Map] May 23rd - 28th If your summer holiday in the South of France feels a little bit far away, we have some good news… For the duration of next week, local neighbourhood restaurant Bandol, will be running a special 5 course tasting menu paired with the beautiful wines of Lea and Sandeman favourite - Domaine Tempier.

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2015 Bordeaux – Clerc Milon, Ferrière, Haut Bages Liberal, Clos de Marquis & Grand Mayne

By on 12/05/2016

A sunny start in London is matched by a surge of activity in Bordeaux with releases of some good wines this morning, they're coming thick and fast now. Amongst these are some of the more interesting wines that we tasted during 'primeur week' in Bordeaux. The headline release is probably Château Clerc Milon from the Rothschilds of Mouton.

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2015 Bordeaux – Alter Ego, du Tertre, La Lagune, Fieuzal red and white

By on 11/05/2016

Today's releases all have firm advocates. We think du Tertre looks the best buy - from the village in the Médoc which many think has produced the vintage's most consistent success. 2015 CHÂTEAU DU TERTRE  , as Neal Martin says, giving it 91-93, 'Alexandre Van Beek might have produced his best du Tertre to date'.

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2015 Bordeaux – getting into the proper stuff

By on 10/05/2016

Yesterday and this morning have seen a few of the more serious crus classés being released - the primeur season is getting into gear. 2015 CHÂTEAU PAPE CLEMENT (£625) is a big wine with a mass of rich dark concentration. For us it seems a little forced, but Neal Martin (95-97) and James Suckling (96-97) clearly loved it.

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