GIVEAWAY: Annual Starlight Summer Rosé Tasting supported by Goedhuis & Co Fine Wine Merchants

by Sasha Wilkins on June 5, 2013 · 55 comments

Goedhuis & Co rose tasting

The annual Starlight Summer Rosé Tasting supported by Goedhuis & Co Fine Wine Merchants, Savills and Weatherbys Private Banking will take place this year on Wednesday 12th June at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s Square in Chelsea, and the evening is in aid of Starlight Children’s Foundation. I go every year, and it is a brilliant evening. (And makes a nice change from fashion events, as it’s full of men!)

I have a pair of tickets worth £90 for an LLG reader – just leave a comment here or on the LLG Facebook with the name of your favourite Champagne. As this is short lead time we’l notify the recipient on Friday afternoon.

Some of France’s top rosé wine and champagne producers will be there, as well as English sparkling wine producer, Nyetimber.

The still wines for tasting will be:
Ch St Baillon Réserve du Château Côtes de Provence Rosé 2012
Château d’Esclans Côtes de Provence Rosé 2012
Ch d’Esclans Whispering Angel Côtes de Provence Rosé 2012
DomainesOtt Côtes de Provence Clos Mireille Rosé 2012
Domaine Bernard Reverdy Sancerre Rosé 2011
Chateau de Sours Rose 2012

There will also be some excellent champagne houses and sparkling wine producers showing their wines including:
Nyetimber Rosé 2008
Champagne Taittinger Brut Prestige Rosé NV
Champagne Billecart Salmon Brut Rosé NV

Goedhuis & Co rose tasting

There will also be delicious snacks, carefully chosen to balance alongside the wines throughout the evening and will include Burgundian cheese, plenty of Parma ham and, for those with a sweet tooth, some strawberries and macaroons.

Tickets for the Starlight Rose wine Tasting cost £45 per head and are available from  www.starlight.org.uk/events/rose‐tasting

Monies will be raised during the evening through ticket sales, a silent auction, a raffle and subsequent rosé wine sales.

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Sue June 5, 2013 at 18:52

My favourite champagne is always the one that is open! Seriously, we went round the Taittinger cellars on the holiday weekend and tasted some gorgeous champagne, so my vote goes to Taittinger.

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Chanpreet Sehmi June 5, 2013 at 19:06

Mumm Demi Sec

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Kelly Comboy June 5, 2013 at 19:07

Billecart-Salmon is a fave of mine. Quite enjoy the Kentish Balfour Brut Rosé also.

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christina June 5, 2013 at 19:18

Has to be Laurent Perrier for me! especially if pink!

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Gwen June 5, 2013 at 19:25

My favorite champagne is by Pol Roger!

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Claire Kennedy June 5, 2013 at 19:43

I would absolutely love to go to this! Tough question but I think I’d have to say my favourite champagne is Tattinger – but I’m very willing to try some others!

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laura June 5, 2013 at 20:28

Veuve Clicquot – both for the taste and the company’s history. What a woman!

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helen June 5, 2013 at 20:49

Love love love Ridgeview sparkling wine. Not Champagne but worldwide award winning sparkling wine from the UK!!

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Ana Paula June 5, 2013 at 20:58

Mine is Taittinger Rose. And Ott Rose is mine favorite wine ever!!! I heard that Onassis used to drink it when in Provence! Cheers!

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Louisa (To Elle and Back) June 5, 2013 at 21:04

It has to be Bollinger for me. My grandfather worked for them years ago and so it was always the bottle of choice brought out on special occasions. I love letting him regale me with stories of his years there.

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