Many common wines are usually from blends of grape varieties – Clarets, Sauternes, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Rioja. We explore wines from mainstream single varieties, especially but not exclusively varieties used in blends. Some of these are huge wines!
Newton Johnson Chardonnay 2011, Upper Hemel en Aarde Valley, Hermanus, South Africa. Viña Ijalla Graciano, 2015, Rioja. Faustino VI Tempranillo 2015, Rioja. Auditori Old Vine Garnacha 2014, Montsant DOC, Spain. Blend: Cune Viña Real Gran Reserva Rioja 2001. Percheron Old Vine Cinsault 2016, Western Cape, South Africa. Cline Ancient Vines Mouvèdre 2015, Contra Costa County, California. Ironstone Vineyards 2016, Petite Sirah, Lodi, California. Quinta da Romaneira, Petit Verdot 2015, IGP Duriense, Alto Douro, Portugal. Quinta da Romaneira, Touriga Nacional 2015, Douro DOC, Portugal. Quinta do Crasto, Tinta Roriz 2012, Douro DOC, Portugal. Campbell’s Classic Rutherglen Muscat, Australia (NV, before 2011).
Brenda Lamb will provide a cold supper, with puddings.
Venue: The Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, W1J 5NS
Nearest tube: Green Park or Hyde Park Corner
Mobility rating: 5 (steep stairs).
Time: 7.00 p.m.
Dress: Smart Casual.
Price £59 Members, Guests £65.
Organiser: Bernard Lamb 020 8876 0505
Email: [email protected]
Bookings are closed for this event. Please contact the organiser for last-minute places.