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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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Friday
Jul302010

Around the Blogosphere: Mumu Visits Domaine du Péras

 After visiting Domaine Begude, Mulan traveledto Pezenas to the tiny winery that belongs to that estate's vineyard manager, Laurent Girault, and his wife Murielle. Under the Domaine du Péras label the duo produces a miniscule amount of red and white wine—thousands of bottles, not cases—and we are fortunate enough to bring their Giroflet Rouge into K&L. Learn more about the domaine on Mulan's blog, mumu les vignes, then try a bottle of this Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan and Syrah-dominated blend of 15 varietals from organically grown grapes yourself.

Leah Greensein

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