The Friday Fix | Chablis 2014 & Saint-Estèphe 2011

November 17th 2017

BRILLIANT BOOZE: 10% off two fantastic French classics that are drinking perfectly right now. Order a case of each for free delivery.

The Friday Fix

Chablis Charlène & Laurent Pinson 2014 – Click here to buy
£156.00 per 12 inc VAT
£13.00 per bottle inc VAT
(List price £176.00/12 bts inc VAT)

This archetypal Chablis comes from enterprising father and daughter winemaking team, Laurent and Charlène Pinson. A typically mineral, green apple and lime pith aroma of classical village Chablis on the nose is followed by 2014’s distinctive verve and acidity.

Pelerins de Lafon Rochet 2011 – Click here to buy
£199.00 per 12 inc VAT
£16.58 per bottle inc VAT
(List price £222.00/12 bts inc VAT)

The second wine of terrific St Estèphe estate, Ch Lafon Rochet, this wine is made from selected parcels of young vines. The 2011 has an intense inky dark colour, and concentrated aromas of densely packed cassis fruit. There is a smoky, toasty note, and the palate has a taut, savoury structure with chalky tannins. It finishes long and fresh.

Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £300** This discount will remain in place until Thursday evening next week.


 

NEWS & VIEWS:

Burgundy gears up for the annual Vente des Vins des Hospice de Beaune on Sunday 19th November, where barrels of the 2017 vintage from vineyards owned by the Hospice across the Côte d’Or will be auctioned off for charity. 2015 achieved the highest ever total, followed by 2016. Stay tuned for more news.

Bordeaux First Growth Château Margaux has announced the release of a special edition label for its 2015 Grand Vin, as ‘a tribute to an exceptional year, two centuries of architecture and to Paul Pontallier, Château Margaux’s General Manager from 1989 to 2016.’