Have you ever heard the phrase: "That wine has got my name written all over it?"  Well, this one literally did!

Parklane Champagne

I received this wine courtesy of Park Lane Champagne who specialise in personalised wine.  A few immediate observations are that the wine arrived very smartly wrapped and looked like the perfect birthday wine for which it was served.  (Although it had Secret Sommelier on the label, my fellow drinkers assumed that this was some special wine I commissioned, or something like that!).

Personalised wine has its place with gifts, event wine and suchlike.  The crucial factor in my mind is that it tastes very good as it does, after all, have your personal brand emblazoned on the front.  So what did we think?

Le Ruisselet is a blend of chardonnay and chasan grapes.  These both compliment each other very well.  The first aromas that whistle up the nostrils are that of creamy coconut, most unusual.  This is very accessible wine, a perfect aperitif.  We had some Cornish cured pork to accompany that was a little spicy.  Le Ruisselet was a good choice as the fruit sweet taste blended with the sweetness of the meat, as the crisp acidity left the palate feeling very refreshed.  

Needless to say the bottle didn't last incredibly long as we were cheerfully celebrating.  Feedback from all parties was very good, so if you are in need of tasty wine with personalised labeling, you could do worse that contacting these guys.

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