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Château de Brézé has a long and storied history, first being mentioned in texts in 1068, lauded by King René of Anjou in the 15th century and served at all the royal courts. In 1957, when the AOC of Saumur Champigny was established, the owner of Château de Brézé refused to be part of the appellation, saying that his estate's vineyards were the best and deserved an appellation all their own. And he was probably right. Unfortunately, the wines from those exceptional vineyards were terrible. Lucky for us, the winery sold in 2009 to Le Comte de Colbert, who recruited Arnaud Lambert from nearby Domaine de Saint Just to make the wine. He changed the vineyards over to organic farming and began producing truly stellar wines worthy of their source. The 2012 Château de Brézé Clos David is all estate-grown Chenin Blanc raised in stainless steel to preserve freshness. It has the slightly-oxidized note of a great White Burgundy and a lovely richness that allows it to pair with a variety of foods.

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Sake Tasting this Friday 11/9! 

 K&L's expanding Sake offering features some of the most sought-after Sakes. Come taste new arrivals with us this Friday at K&L Redwood City!

Join K&L's very own Certified Sake Professional Melissa Smith in Redwood City on Friday, November 9th for a special tasting of our newest Sake arrivals. You will learn about this fascinating drink while enjoying some the most sought-after Sakes at a range of price points. Melissa is also a trained chef and will be offering food and sake pairing tips, not to mention lots of other helpful information about Sake. This is a great opportunity to develop your palate while expanding your drinking horizons!

Event Details:

Nanbu Bijin "Ancient Pillars" Junmai Daiginjo Sake ($69.99)Sake Tasting at K&L Redwood City

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Friday November 9th, 5pm-6:30pm

Cost to Taste: $10


Here is the expected lineup with links to featured Sakes:  

1. Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai $14.99

Polished to 70%

2. Dewatsuru Habataki Junmai Ginjo $29.99

Akinosei Polished to 55%

3. Chokaisan Junmai Daiginjo $49.99

Miyama-Nishiki Polished to 50%

Naba Shoten Minato "Harbor" Yamahai Futsuu-shu Nama Genshu Sake ($34.99)

4. Nanbu Bijin "Ancient Pillars" Junmai Daiginjo $69.99

Yamadanishiki Polished to 35%. Pasteurized once, and Genshu.

5. Naba Shoten Minato "Harbor" Yamahai Futsuu-shu Nama Genshu $34.99

Akita Komachi Polished to 67%. Undiluted and Unpasteurized

6. Sawa Sawa Sparkling $6.99

Polished to 70%

7. Kikusakari Taru Sake  $21.99  

Polished to 60%

8. Rihaku "Dreamy Clouds" Tokubetso Junmai Nigori $30.99

Gohyakumangoku Polished to 59%  


Walk in only. Final lineup and pricing subject to change.

More details on K&L Local Events    

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