Starting Early

I don’t come from a family of wine drinkers.My father was in the Royal Navy and the extent of his drinking was one glass of Pusser’s Rum before bedtime each night.  My mother’s drinking stretched to a glass of Piesporter if we ever happened ...
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New arrivals: 18 June 2019

These wines arrived today:1970 Chateau Leoville Las Cases Saint Julien Deuxieme Cru @ £140 per Bottle (75cl).1971 Chateau Leoville Las Cases Saint Julien Deuxieme Cru @ £140 per Bottle (75cl).1975 Taylor's Port @ £84 per Bottle (75cl).2005 Domaine de la Rectorie Cuvee Leon Parce Banyuls @ £12 per 50cl ...
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New arrivals: 17 June 2019

These wines arrived today:1986 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru @ £108 per Bottle (75cl).1986 Chateau Leoville Barton Saint Julien Deuxieme Cru @ £92 per Bottle (75cl).1998 Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Le Rocche del Falletto Barolo DOCG @ £400 per Bottle (75cl).1999 Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Le Rocche del Falletto ...
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New arrivals: 13 June 2019

These wines arrived today:1994 Taylor's Port @ £117 per Bottle (75cl).2004 Domaine Armand Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Beze Grand Cru @ £1417 per Bottle (75cl).2004 Domaine Armand Rousseau Clos de la Roche Grand Cru @ £567 per Bottle (75cl).2004 Domaine Armand Rousseau Gevrey Chambertin Clos Saint-Jacques Premier Cru @ ...
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Vieilles Vignes

Given the recent revelation that grape varieties grown today are so closely related to those grown by the Romans 2,000 years ago, we thought that this week might be a good week to talk about old vines.Vieilles Vignes (old vines) is a term used in France to denote a wine that is ...
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New arrivals: 12 June 2019

These wines arrived today:2002 Vilmart Coeur de Cuvee Brut Champagne Premier Cru @ £210 per Bottle (75cl).2004 Vilmart Coeur de Cuvee Brut Champagne Premier Cru @ £360 per Magnum (150cl).2006 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux Grand Cru @ £880 per Bottle (75cl).2007 Domaine J-F Mugnier Chambolle-Musigny @ £250 per Bottle (75cl).2008 ...
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New arrivals: 10 June 2019

These wines arrived today:1995 Chateau Rabaud-Promis Sauternes Premier Cru @ £26 per Bottle (75cl).2004 Chateau Raymond Lafon Sauternes @ £23 per Half bottle (37.5cl).2005 Domaine de Chevalier Pessac Leognan Grand Cru Classe @ £100 per Bottle (75cl).2007 Bollinger La Grande Annee Champagne @ £100 per Bottle (75cl).2009 Chateau Fleur-Cardinale ...
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New arrivals: 7 June 2019

These new wines arrived today:1983 Paul Jaboulet Aine La Chapelle Hermitage @ £170 per Bottle (75cl).1985 Domaine Jean Louis Chave Hermitage @ £650 per Bottle (75cl).1985 Krug Brut Champagne @ £1560 per Magnum (150cl).1990 Pol Roger Brut Champagne @ £390 per Magnum (150cl).1992 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles Premier ...
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New arrivals: 6 June 2019

These new wines arrived today:2004 Isole e Olena Cepparello Toscana IGT @ £85 per Bottle (75cl).2004 Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Rioja Gran Reserva DOCa @ £56 per Bottle (75cl).2007 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Rioja Reserva DOCa @ £76 per Magnum (150cl).2007 San Giusto a Rentennano Percarlo Toscana ...
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Head to Head – Jaboulet and Chapoutier

Jaboulet vs. ChapoutierIt has been a quiet week at Nemo headquarters but this has allowed us some extra time to reflect on our current wine list. This can be a dangerous task as we invariably start on one region and find ourselves still there ...
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