At last! The fast-becoming-iconic wine Mr Smith Shiraz is back in stock. Check out the 2010 vintage at http://t.co/VR1vK4lI
Saint Clair Estate in NZ was awarded the trophy for the ‘Most Successful Entrant’ of the Sydney International Wine Competition! Well done!
Diary date – Mersea Food & Drink Festival 2/3 June at East Mersea Vineyard. http://t.co/54NsL2Bi. Don’t miss it.
Orders for the new Mr Smith Shiraz going crazy! Stock due in on 6th April. May be looking at allocations if demand continues like this..
We will shortly be moving on to the absolutely outstanding Gotim Bru 2009. Awarded 90 points from the Wine Advocate and selected by KLM / AirFrance to be served on board their Intercontinental Business Class (for a limited period). Watch the website for changeover date.
The inaugural Wines of Chile Sommelier Chile Challenge took place earlier this year in Central London, with top UK sommeliers putting Chile to the test. Comments from the tasters concurred that Chile’s premium wines are displaying much more elegance and food-friendliness nowadays, with oak and fruit in balance especially with the red wines. The guests also found that a sense of place was evident with cool climate / coastal areas such as Leyda, Casablanca, Limarí, and Paredones very much to the fore. Emiliana results: Emiliana Signos de Origen Syrah (organic) 2009 – 1st in the Syrah / Shiraz flight. Emiliana Coyam 2008 – 2nd in the red blend flight. Emiliana […]
From one of South Africa’s stunning new wineries comes ‘Circle of Life’ red wine. Complex, powerful and packed with fruit, its rrp is over £15 – now down to £9 while stocks last.
Soldier’s Block Update The new arrival date for the ever-popular Soldier’s Block Shiraz is now mid February.. watch this space!
February and March are busy months for tasting new wines and vintages from around the globe, so keep an eye out for the ‘new’ tag in the wine list and be among the first in the UK to try some of these beauties!
Chateau Cazal Viel, Cuvée des Fées 2008 What we have here is a wine from deepest, darkest Languedoc. Premium Syrah grapes from mature vines have been selected to produce this outstanding wine. There are aromas of red fruits, blackcurrant paired with herbs and spices. It’s a supremely elegant expression of the best of the Languedoc region. Perfect with roast lamb and strong cheeses. There are now less than six dozen remaining so don’t hang about! Bin end price – £8.75