RSJ's 30th anniversary: 1980-2010

2010 was a very special year for us as the RSJ Restaurant celebrated its 30th year. We held a number of special events through the year to mark our 30th birthday.

36th Year: 1980-2016

Another milestone with events happening during our 36th anniversary year.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Wines to enjoy at Christmas

RSJ Christmas Wine Offer

The following wines are a special selection from the extensive RSJ wine list and are offered at a discounted rate until the end of the year. We have already put together number of ‘mixed cases’ but please feel free to mix your own cases if you prefer.

A box for Christmas Day £ 52.00
1 bottle: Crémant de Loire Brut, Domaine de Nerleux
Delicious sparkling wine made in the traditional method
from Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay.
2 bottles: 2006 Sauvignon, Domaine de Bablut
Organically grown Sauvignon from the highly regarded Christophe Daviau.
2 bottles: 2007 Chinon, Domaine de la Perrière Baudry-Dutour
Lovely ripe and fruity with an excellent balance and flavour.
1 bottle: Taylors First Estate Port

The Prestige case (6 bottles) £85.00
(A stunning collection of our vignerons' top wines)
1 bottle: 2004 Les Terrasses, Anjou Blanc Château de la Roulerie, Philippe Germain
1 bottle: 2007 Chenin Blanc, Saumur Frédéric Mabileau
1 bottle: 2006 Bourgueil, Racines, Frédéric Mabileau
1 bottle: 2007 La Croix de Mission, Anjou-Villages-Brissac
Domaine des Rochelles, Jean-Yves Lebreton
1 bottle: 2005 Chinon, Vieilles Vignes Philippe Alliet
1 bottle: 2005 Coteaux du Layon, Les Rouannières (50cl)
Château Pierre-Bise, Claude Papin

Champagne & Sparkling Wine
Crémant de Loire Brut, Domaine de Nerleux £8.95

Vouvray Brut, Domaine Champalou £9.35

Champagne J.P.Robert Brut £16.95


2007 Saumur Blanc, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers £6.25
Dominique Tessier’s lovely ripe Chenin Blanc has a good length and is most appealing.

2006 Muscadet ‘Sur Lie’ Le Clos des Allées £7.35
Pierre Luneau’s stunning Muscadets go from strength to strength and this wine has real ripeness and excellent balance.

2007 Touraine Sauvignon, Jean-François Merieau £7.35
Organically grown from low yields, this lovely ripe Sauvignon has much more concentration than most from this appellation.

2006 Sauvignon, Domaine de Bablut £7.35
Christophe Daviau’s delicious organically produced Sauvignon is ripe, elegant and has a lovely balance.

2007 Château de la Roulerie, Chenin Sec £8.75
Now in the hands of the dynamic Philippe Germain, this famous old Anjou property has gone through a transformation. This superbly balanced ripe fruity wine goes well with lightly spiced and oriental food as well as traditional fish and white meat dishes.

2006 Vouvray Sec, Domaine Champalou £8.75
Didier Champalou’s delicious Vouvray has lovely ripe fruit and great length. It is for wines like this that he is regarded by many as the leading vigneron in this appellation.

2006 Chinon Blanc, Baudry-Dutour £9.50
Although predominantly a region for red wines, a number of vignerons have planted Chenin Blanc with great success, not least Christophe Baudry who has made a delicious ripe and well balanced wine.

2007 Quincy, Domaine des Ballandors £8.95
Jean Tatin’s delicious dry zesty and beautifully balanced award winning Sauvignon is now drinking superbly.

2007 Sancerre Les Pierris Domaine Champault £9.95
This classic Sancerre from the Champault brothers has a lovely blackcurrant nose, ripe Sauvignon flavours and is beautifully balanced.

2007 L’Insolite, Saumur Blanc, Domaine des Roches Neuves £13.85
Thierry Germain’s fabulous Chenin Blanc is made from vines over 75 years old, which gives it a wonderful concentration and complexity. It is aged in oak for several months.

2007 Saumur Rouge, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers £6.25
A ripe and fruity Cabernet Franc from Dominique Tessier – this
wine has an elegance and nice balance
2007 Anjou Rouge, Domaine Ogereau £7.20
Easy drinking, fruity and with a nice concentration, Vincent Ogereau’s latest vintage is fantastic value.

2007 Touraine Gamay, Jean-François Merieau £7.35
Delicious fruity Gamay from low yields grown organically by this much vaunted young vigneron.

2007 Chinon, Domaine de la Perrière, Baudry-Dutour £7.95
Christophe Baudry’s lovely 2007 is packed with ripe fruit - it has a glorious nose of violets and a lovely balance.

2007 Chateau Peyredoulle, Premières Cotes de Blaye £7.50
Made from predominantly Merlot, this ripe attractive Claret is drinking very well.

2007 ‘Les Rouilleres’ St Nicolas de Bourgueil £8.40
Frédéric Mabileau’s delicious 2007 is rich ripe and elegant with an excellent balance.

2007 Domaine des Roches Neuves Saumur-Champigny £8.50
The highly regarded Thierry Germain has made a delicious Champigny this year, full of ripe fruit and charm.

2006 Domaine des Rochelles Anjou Villages £8.95
Jean-Yves Lebreton has produced a wonderful wine made from Cabernet Franc – it has a lovely concentration and length.

2006 Bourgueil ‘Racines’ Frédéric Mabileau £9.95
Frédéric Mabileau is recognised by his peers as one of the finest vignerons in the Loire valley and his 2006 Bourgueil, made from old vines, has lovely ripe fruit and a very good length and concentration enhanced by careful ageing in oak.

2007 Sancerre Rouge ‘Les Pierris’ Domaine Champault £9.95
Delicious Pinot Noir from the Champault brothers with good balance and drinking well.

2005 Chinon ‘ Vieilles Vignes’ Philippe Alliet £15.95
Stunning wine from this great vintage made from very old vines and aged in new oak. Lovely rich and concentrated. A masterpiece from Chinon’s greatest wine maker.

Sweet Wines
The following selection of sweet wines go extremely well with blue cheese, Foie Gras and various fruit desserts – why not treat yourself to a bottle or two this Christmas?

2005 Coteaux du Layon Cuvée Prestige, Domaine Ogereau (50cl) £11.50

2005 Coteaux du Layon, Les Rouannières, Château Pierre-Bise, Claude Papin (50cl) £11.95

2003 Quarts de Chaume, Château Pierre-Bise, Claude Papin (50cl) £19.50

Please place your orders with Tom King on or telephone 020-7928 4554.

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