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.

Monday, December 12, 2016

RSJ's bargain wines for Christmas

RSJ's bargains: Discounted wines for Christmas

In conjunction with the RSJ's Christmas Wine Offer – see here, we have cut

Normal price   Discount price
Red wine
2015 Saumur Rouge, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers           £9.50  £8.75 
A ripe and fruity Cabernet Franc from Dominique Tessier – this wine has an elegance and nice balance.

2014 Saumur Champigny Domaine de Nerleux                £10.85    £9.95 
Amélie & Régis Neau have made a delicious Champigny this year, full of ripe fruit and charm.

2015 Chinon, ‘Le Temps des Cerises’   Domaine Noblaie   £10.95    £10.15 
Jérôme Billard’s lovely Chinon is packed with ripe fruit - it has a glorious nose of violets and a lovely balance. Made organically.

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Frédéric Mabileau    £11.50    £10.65
Easy drinking, fruity and with a nice concentration, Frédéric’s latest vintage is fantastic value.

2014 Anjou Villages ‘Croix de Mission’ Domaine des Rochelles  £13.25 £12.15 
Jean-Yves Lebreton & his son Jean-Hubert make terrific red wines and the 2014 made from Cabernet Sauvignon is full of ripe fruit with excellent  concentration and a good length.

2015 Sancerre Rouge ‘Les Pierris’    £13.95   £12.95
Delicious Pinot Noir from the Champault brothers with good balance and drinking really well.

2013  Bourgueil ‘Racines’    £14.50       £13.40
Frédéric Mabileau’s delicious 2013 is  ripe and elegant with an excellent balance. Made organically.

2014 Chinon ‘Pierre de Tuf’ Domaine de la Noblaie    £15.50  £14.35
Jérôme Billard’s top cuvée   is made from old vines first planted before the Second World War, is aged in oak for 12 months and has a richness and concentration with a very good length.

Dry white

2014 Saumur Blanc, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers
  £9.50  £8.75
Dominique Tessier’s lovely ripe Chenin Blanc has a good length and is most appealing.

2015 Touraine Sauvignon, ‘Le Clos’ Vincent Roussely   £9.75 
Organically grown from low yields, this lovely ripe Sauvignon has much more concentration than most from this appellation.

2015 Sauvignon Domaine de Bablut  Christophe Daviau   £10.65 
Christophe’s organically grown sauvignon is classy, elegant and beautifully balanced.

2014 Muscadet Sur Lie ‘Le Clos des Allées   £11.75
Pierre Luneau’s ever popular wine from this special site is made from old vines and has a wonderful minerality with real ripeness and excellent balance.

2015 Vouvray Sec, Domaine Champalou     £12.95
Didier Champalou’s delicious dry Vouvray has lovely ripe fruit and great length.

2015 Quincy, Domaine des Ballandors    £13.50  
Jean Tatin’s wonderful dry zesty and beautifully balanced Sauvignon is now drinking superbly.

2015 Sancerre ‘Les Pierris’ Domaine Champault   £13.75 
This classic Sancerre from the Champault brothers has a lovely blackcurrant nose, ripe Sauvignon flavours and is beautifully balanced.

2015 Pouilly Fumé, Domaine Treuillet   £13.95  
Classic Pouilly Fumé from impressive young grower Sébastien Treuillet – lovely ripe flinty Sauvignon with great character.

2014 Petit Princé Chenin Blanc Dom. de Bablut    £14.50  
Christophe Daviau’s lovely Chenin Blanc is made organically and is bottled on the lees. It has a wonderful concentration and complexity.

2013 Savennières, Clos Grand Beaupréau    £19.95 
Claude Papin’s superb Savennières from this very special plot has wonderful honeyed fruit and an excellent balance along with a lovely minerality.




Monday, December 5, 2016

RSJ Christmas Wine Offer 2016

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

To order: Tel: 020-7928 4554. email:
RSJ 33 Coin Street, London SE1 9NB

A box for Christmas Day: £65
1 bottle: Crémant de Loire, Domaine de Nerleux
Delicious dry sparkling wine made in the traditional method from Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay. 2 bottles: 2015 Touraine Sauvignon 'Le Clos' Vincent Roussely
Stunning organic Sauvignon from top young vigneron Vincent Roussely

2 bottles: 2015 Chinon 'Le Temps des Cerises, Domaine de la Noblaie
Lovely ripe and fruity with excellent balance and flavour
1 bottle: Coteaux du Layon St. Lambert, Domaine Ogereau
Delicious rich sweet wine with good concentration   

The Prestige Case: £90

(A stunning collection of our vignerons best wines)

1 bottle: 2015 Pouilly-Fumé Domaine Treuillet, Sébastien Treuillet

1 bottle: 2014 Petit Princé, Chenin Blanc, Christophe Daviau, Domaine de Bablut
1 bottle: 2013 Bourgueil Coutures, Frédéric Mabileau
1 bottle: 2014 La Croix de Mission, Anjou Villages Brissac, 
Jean-Yves and Jean-Hubert Lebreton, Domaine des Rochelles 

1 bottle: 2014 Pierre de Tuf, Jérôme Billard, Domaine de la Noblaie

1 bottle 2011
Soucherie, Coteaux du Layon Beaulieu (50 cl)

The Sauvignon Selection (£139.50)

2 bottles: 2015 Touraine Sauvignon 'Le Clos' Vincent Roussley

2 bottles: 2015 Sauvignon Domaine de Bablut, Christophe Daviau

2 bottles: 2015 Sancerre 'Les Pierris' Domaine Champault

2 bottles: 2015 Quincy Domaine des Ballandors, Jean Tatin and Chantal Wilk

2 bottles: 2015 Menetou-Salon 'Clos de la Cure', Domaine Champault

2 bottles: 2015 Reuilly Blanc 'Les Lignis' Les Demoiselles Tatin


Wines we have discounted include:

Champagne and Sparkling Wine 

Crémant de Loire Brut, Domaine de Nerleux  was £12.35 now £11.20

Crémant de Loire Rosé, Domaine de Nerleux  was £12.35 now £11.20 

Vouvray Brut, Domaine Champalou was £14.95 now £13.95

Champagne J.P. Robert Brut
was £24.95 now £23.50

Sweet Wines 
The wonderful sweet wines from the Layon are beautifully balanced and go extremely well with blue cheese, Foie Gras and various fruit desserts – why not treat yourself to a bottle or two this Christmas?

2014 Coteaux du Layon Saint-Lambert (75cl) was £18.25 now £16.85
Vincent and Emmanuel Ogereau 

2014 Coteaux du Layon Beaulieu 'Anclaie' (50cl) was £18.25 now £16.85Claude Papin, Château Pierre Bise 

2010 Coteaux du Layon St Lambert Bonnes Blanches (50cl) was £27.50 now £25.95
Vincent and Emmanuel Ogereau