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Very lifted, fragrant Cabernet fruit, with wild violets and crushed hedgerow berries. Concentrated in the vineyard rather than the winery, with very fine tannins and crunchy acidity - it has an almost Burgundian feel. Very graceful, complex and long, this proves that there is still value to be found in Bordeaux.
£84 per Case
6 bottles In Bond
A fragrant nose with peach and honeydew melon. The palate is at once ripe with juicy white stone fruits and layers of sun-warmed hay and toasted almond. A deliciously balanced wine and the epitome of summer.
Only £90 per Case
6 bottles In Bond
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This is new estate for Lay & Wheeler and one which has been the recipient of strong positive comment for a number of years now already. Before 2002 the wines were very much in the traditional style, but a number of years working with leading Rhône oenology consultant Philippe Cambie in the late 1990s resulted in a dramatic paradigm shift with the 2003 vintage (it would have occurred in 2002, but the decision was taken to bottle no wine that year due to the impact of the harvest deluge). It was clear from our visit to the property that attention to detail is near fanatical. The domain is moderately large at 44 hectares, with a wealth of old vine Grenache, much of it planted at the beginning of the twentieth century. None of the Grenache sees any wood, but is all aged in concrete tanks. Meanwhile the wines from Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault and Vaccarese may spend some time in barriques but for the most part only of one to three years age.
Established in 1854, Lay & wheeler is an international fine wine merchant specialising in en primeur, in bond and fine wine sales, cellarage and broking.
Lay & Wheeler Limited,
Holton Park,Holton St Mary,
Suffolk CO7 6NN.
Tel: 01473 313 300
Tel: 01473 313 233
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Contact Address: Lay & Wheeler Limited, Holton Park, Holton St Mary, Suffolk CO7 6NN
Registered Address: Lay & Wheeler Limited, Majestic House, Otterspool Way, Watford, WD25 8WW, England