All of these from our extensive Christmas fizz offer made it into the top choices for the FT from Jancis' recent festive fizz survey: BARNAUT Blanc de Noirs Brut Grand Cru Bouzy "Big and brawny.
We are delighted to offer the third release of Gonzalez Byass’ rare and delicious Palmas range of sherries. These are here and ready for immediate despatch. Since the 1880s Gonzalez Byass has used the Palmas system to classify its highest quality Finos.
Sam Galsworthy, one of the founding trio at Sipsmith distillery on our home turf in Chiswick, has emailed me (having just touched down in Japan) somewhat excitedly with the news that his latest release, the VERY JUNIPERY OVER PROOF (VJOP)…
“Every single bottle of these rare old Finos is stamped with its’ bottling date – and a sentence advising drinking up within 6 months…
So we did what we do best – we opened some of them up to see how they were. Quite simply – we were very pleased! This is fascinating stuff.”
“there are four shops – in Chiswick, Notting Hill, Barnes and Chelsea – and a reputation, achieved through a mixture of hard bloody work and elan, for selling distinctive, cleverly sourced wines, in particular from France and Italy. Lea & Sandeman has become a London institution”
We’ve put together a mixed half dozen – some hearty reds, a zippy Sauvignon and a bottle of supreme fizz – to cover your Bonfire Night needs.
We had a great email from Leopardo Felici last week, who, if he knew the English expression, would say his cup is brimming over. As it is he expresses himself with such clarity and is so obviously so happy that we really have to publish as it comes:- "the harvest is over since few days now.
The winegang were in attendance at our recent SNP tasting at the Saatchi Gallery and have kindly penned some complimentary words about LEA & SANDEMAN. Words like these: 'Our scores speak for themselves: there's no question that LEA & SANDEMAN is one of Britain's top wine merchants.' Praise indeed.
To celebrate ‘International Champagne Day’ which (apparently) falls tomorrow Friday 25th October, we have put together a ‘this weekend only’ offer on a 6 bottle case of our delicious grower champagnes.
LE MACCHIOLE Wine Dinner at the RIVER CAFE Wednesday 23rd October 2013 7.30 pm for 8.00pm dinner A four course dinner in the private dining room of the famous River Café which will consist of antipasti to start and then a choice each of Secondi, cheeses & Dolci.
Following in the footsteps of some of history’s political and poetic greats I am developing an unexpected admiration for this curious sweetie. I was very pleased to be asked to join a small crowd to taste the latest release of this mythical wine: the 2008 vintage of Vin de Constance.