A Lea & Sandeman summer dozen

Tim Smith on his Trumph bike in a South Australian vineyard

London retailer Lea & Sandeman, who had to cancel their major summer tasting, submitted these 12 wines for tasting in a lockdown situation. I was happy to co-operate, and feel confident that most of these wines will be available in other countries.

The coronavirus-related restrictions robbed London wine shop group Lea & Sandeman of their usual chance to show off their wines for summer to media and customers so they sent a dozen of their wares to me in isolation. Below are my notes on them.

L&S presumably know their relatively well-heeled customers in south and west London well and...