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One of the most serious English Sparkling producers. This historic estate has been in the Goring family since 1743. The tiny 16-acre vineyard is close-planted on a steep south-facing chalk escarpment described as 'similar to the Côte des Blancs' in Champagne. The fruit is picked very selectively with quality being the absolute focus. The grapes are pressed gently using a traditional Coquard press. After three years on the lees this wine, composed of 45% Pinot Noir, 33% Chardonnay & 22% Pinot Meunier, is hand disgorged and balanced with a minimal dosage of just 4g/L. It has a fine counterbalance between toasty richness and power from the wines élevage in Burgundian French Oak barrels, with racy acidity, tension and a focused chalky minerality.

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We host regular weekly and Saturday wine tastings in each K&L location.

For the complete calendar, including lineups and additional details related to our events, visit our K&L Local Events on KLWines.com or follow us on Facebook.  

 

Free Spirits Tastings at K&L! Now that we have our license for spirits tastings in Redwood City and San Francisco, we’re excited to host regular free spirits tastings in those locations.  Check the Spirits Journal for an updated tasting schedule.

All tastings will feature different products from the Spirits Department and take place on Wednesdays in Redwood City and San Francisco. Visit our events page on Facebook or the K&L Spirits Journal for more information.

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Monday
Oct252010

Photo Gallery: 2010 K&L Hollywood Champagne Tent Event

K&L celebrated Champagne once again this past weekend, with a duo of tent events, one Hollywood and one in San Francisco. While worrying whether or not the French strike would prevent our guest Champenois from making it gave our Champagne buyer Gary Westby a couple more grey hairs, the events were both unbelievably successful. Here are some photos from our Hollywood event. If you didn't make it this year, come by one of our three stores  to learn more about the Champagnes poured. And mark you calendars for October 2011 so you don't miss out again. A special thanks to Brooke Burton of the blog Foodwoolf who supplemented my photos in this beautiful collection and Cube Marketplace for the tasty cheeses, chicharron and salumi at the Hollywood event.

Leah Greenstein

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