Stellar Summer Bottles
Stellar Summer Bottles

Stellar Summer Bottles

June–August 2019 Fine Wine List

As seasons change, so too do the world's top wines, gathering over time that magical combination of complexity, refinement and, ultimately, readiness. Many of the treasures in this summer list have spent several seasons in our temperature-controlled warehouses doing just that. Others were selected specifically with the seasonings of summer food in mind, such as Emma from our Tastings Team's personal picks and a style-straddling selection of top rosés.

And, whether it's a keenly priced 'Small Wonder' from off the beaten track or a pitch-perfect Puligny-Montrachet, every wine in these pages goes some way to show the benefits of our Society's 145 years of developing and diversifying. It's a rather special ageing process, and we warmly invite you, our members, to reap the rewards.

Nyetimber 2003 - Present: Sparkling on the World Stage

World-class Sussex fizz from a combination of our keeping stocks and the winery's archive.

Small Wonders

Sometimes the best bottles don't need to cost a fortune.

Symington: A Portuguese Star

We plunder our reserves from this Portuguese pioneer with Scottish origins and, to add to the mix, an ambitious Bordeaux collaboration too!

Fine Wine Buyers' Favourites

Our buyer for Alsace, Portugal, South Africa and the Loire joins us for a game of 'Desert Island Bottles'!

Riesling: Gems Beyond Germany

Mesme-riesling whites to show what can happen when this celebrated grape spreads its wings.

Mature Aussie Cabernet: 2005-2009

A rare chance to plunder our reserves of ready-to-drink gems from Leeuwin, Moss Wood and more.

Emma Briffett's Summer Wines for Summer Food

The host of our popular food and wine matching events curates a culinary collection to cover all bases.

Puligny & Meursault to go: Top White Burgundy for Drinking Now

Two world-renowned sites, six growers, three vintages… one mouthwatering opportunity for Burgundy lovers.

The Case for German Pinot Noir

Marcel Orford-Williams sets out a selection to show off Germany's pinot prowess.

Hanzell: A Glass of California History

We've been tucking away our allocations of Hanzell's glorious, restrained Sonoma pinot noir and chardonnay for a few years: now it's time to help yourself, while you can.

Communing with Claret

A dozen ready-to-uncork ambassadors for the top communes of Bordeaux, hand picked by our buyer for the region, Tim Sykes.

Fine Rosés for Summer Drinking

Think pink for fine dining this summer with these standard-bearing still and sparkling wines.

This offer is available until Sunday 11th August, 2019 while stocks last.

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