Next tasting – Friday 8th September

August 14th, 2017

In September we welcome Nick Gent from Telford Wines (Rodney Densem Wines Limited), who will be presenting wines from Torres.

For more information:
Web: rodneydensemwines.com
Tel: 01270 626999
Email: retail@rdwines.com
Address: 4 Pillory Street, Nantwich CW5 5BD

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before the tasting.  Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

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What we tasted in August 2017

August 14th, 2017

Many thanks to the following members for presenting an excellent range of wines at the AGM.  We all had a fantastic evening.

Margaret Connor
Julian Osborne
Linda and Roland Moss
Andrew Wetherby
Richard Davies
Chris Lewis
Martin Ward
Neil Griffiths

 

 

 

  1. Chapel Down Vintage Reserve Brut
  2. Lyrarakis Dafni 2016
  3. Domaine Yves Cuilleron Viognier Les Vignes d’a Côte 2015
  4. Tom and the Peleton Ventoux Rouge 2013
  5. Reserve des Hospitaliers, Cairanne, Cotes du Rhone Villages
  6. Castillo Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2013
  7. Los Haroldos Bonada 2013
  8. Moscatel de Setúbal, Bacalhôa 2012

 

 

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Next tasting – 11th August

July 16th, 2017

In August we we will hold our AGM and members tasting.

Note that Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting. Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

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What we tasted in July 2017

July 16th, 2017

Many thanks to David, the Store Manager and Wine Guru from Majestic Leicester, for presenting champagne and sparkling wines from the Majestic range.  We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: majestic.co.uk/leicester
Tel: 0116 262 9519
Email: lei@majestic.co.uk
Address: Unit 3, 15 St Georges Way, Leicester LE1 1SH

 

David, Store Manager, Majestic Leicester

 

  1. Bouvet Saumur Brut NV – Loire, France
  2. Le Berceau Piquepoul Chardonnay NV Languedoc, France
  3. Cordoniu Gran Plus Ultra 2015, Catalonia, Spain
  4. Juve y Camps Reserva de la Familia, NV, Catalonia, Spain
  5. Balfour 1503 Rose, NV, Kent, England
  6. Oeil de Perdrix Rose, NV, Champagne, France
  7. Bollinger Special Cuvée, NV, Champagne France
  8. Bollinger Grande Annee 2007, Champagne, France

 

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Next Tasting – 14th July

June 12th, 2017

In July we welcome Dave from Majestic Wine, Leicester, who will be presenting a range of sparkling wines.

For more information:
Web: majestic.co.uk
Tel: 0116 262 9519
Email: lei@majestic.co.uk
Address: Unit 3, 15 St Georges Way, Leicester LE1 1SH

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before the tasting.  Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

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What we tasted in June 2017

June 12th, 2017

Many thanks to Will Dennison from Pol Roger Portfolio, who presented a range of wines from Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy.  We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: drouhin.com
Web: polroger.co.uk

 


Will Dennison, Pol Roger Portfolio

  1. Chablis, Reserve de Vaudon 2014
  2. Chablis 1er Cru, Vaillons 2014
  3. Pouilly Vinzelles 2014
  4. Chassange-Montrachet Morgeot 1er Cru, Marquis de Laquiche 2007
  5. Brouilly, Hospices de Belleville 2015
  6. Rully Rouge 2014
  7. Vosne-Romanee 2010
  8. Clos Saint-Denis, Grand Cru 2011

 

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Next tasting – 9th June

May 20th, 2017

In June we welcome Will Dennison from Pol Roger Portfolio, who will be presenting wines from Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy.

For more information:
Web: drouhin.com
Web: polroger.co.uk

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before the tasting.  Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

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What we tasted in May 2017

May 20th, 2017

Many thanks to Tony Wellings from The Antipodean Sommelier, Peterborough, who presented wines from New Zealand.   We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: taswines.co.uk

  1. Two Rivers “Convergence” Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – Marlborough
  2. Two Rivers “Altitude” Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – Marlborough
  3. Two Rivers “Wairau Selection” Pinot Gris 2015 – Marlborough
  4. Two Rivers “Juliet” Riesling 2016 – Marlborough
  5. Ward Valley “Mt Victoria Block “Pinot Noir 2014 – Marlborough
  6. Terra Sancta Estate Pinot Noir 2014 – Central Otago
  7. Coal Pit “Tiwha” Pinot Noir 2015 – Central Otago
  8. Pirinoa Road “Reserve” Pinot Noir 2009 – Martinborough

 

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Next tasting – Friday 12th May

April 9th, 2017

In May we welcome The Antipodean Sommelier from Peterborough, who will be presenting wines from New Zealand.

For more information:
Web: taswines.co.uk

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before the tasting.  Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

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What we tasted in April 2017

April 9th, 2017

Many thanks to Lee Evans from Condor Wines, for presenting wines from Los Haroldos, Argentina.   We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: condorwines.co.uk
Web: familiafalasco.com
Facebook: Condor Wines

 

Lee Evans, Condor Wines

 

  1. Chacabuco Viognier 2016
  2. Chacabuco Torrontés 2015
  3. Robles Chardonnay 2014
  4. Chacabuco Malbec Rosado 2016
  5. Chacabuco Malbec 2016
  6. Roble Bonarda 2013
  7. Roble Malbec 2015
  8. Seleccion de Familia Malbec 2013

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