Best By-The-Glass (with Coravin) 2022

Sketch covers two floors of a converted 18th century site at 9 Conduit Street in fashionable Mayfair, London.

It was established by Algerian-born Mourad Mazouz in 2003. Head Chef is Frenchman Pierre Gagnaire.

Sketch has five eateries, three of which are restaurants.

These are Lecture Room & Library, Gallery and Parlour.

Lecture Room & Library is a 3 Michelin-star outpost and is The World of Fine Wine’s BEST BY-THE-GLASS WINE LIST (WITH CORAVIN) 2022

Lecture Room & Library

Gallery

Parlour

Editor of The World of Fine Wine & Chairman of World’s Best Wine Lists’ judging panel Neil Beckett

Judging Panel 

CRAZY, KILLER SELECTION

Here is a personal selection of some CRAZY, KILLER wines-by-the-glass from Lecture Room & Library.

WHITE

2017 Chardonnay, Kit’s Coty Vineyard, Chapel Down, Kent, England  175 ml glass £24.50 • 100 ml glass £14.50 

2018 Mont Baudile, Roussanne du Bramaïre, Supply-Royer, Languedoc, France  175 ml glass £27.50 • 100 ml glass £16.50

2016 Penedès, Forcada, Familia Torres, Catalonia, Spain  175 ml glass £31.50 • 100 ml glass £18.50

2001 Jurançon Sec, Vitatge Vielh, Clos Lapeyre, South West France  175 ml glass £37• 100 ml glass £21.50

2009 Cinqueterre, Azienda Agricola Campogrande, Liguria, Italy  175 ml glass £37 • 100 ml glass £21.50

2019 Condrieu, Coteau de Chery, André Perret, Northern Rhône Valley, France  175 ml glass £44.50 • 100 ml glass £25.50

2020 Riesling, Kabinett, Wiltinger Braune Kupp, Le Gallais, Egon Müller, Saar, Germany  175 ml glass £50.50 • 100 ml glass £29

2019 Chablis, Domaine François Raveneau, Burgundy: Chablis, France  175ml glass £50.50 • 100 ml glass £29

1989 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie, Cuvée d’Exception, Domaine R de la Grange, Loire Valley: Pays Nantais, France  175 ml glass £59.50 • 100 ml glass £34.50

2016 Riesling, Clos Ste Hune, Trimbach, Alsace, France  175 ml glass £121.50 • 100 ml glass £69.50

1986 Château-Chalon, Domaine Berthet-Bondet, Jura, France  175 ml glass £140.50 • 100 ml glass £80.50

ROSÉ

2020 Palette Rosé, Ch Simone, Provence, France 175 ml glass £35.50 • 100 ml glass £20.50

RED

2019 Børge Red, Dedham Vale Vineyard, Essex, England  175 ml glass £16 • 100 ml glass £9.50

2014 Rioja, Bodegas Exopto, La Rioja, Spain 175 ml glass £26.50 • 100 ml glass £15.50

2018 Cinsault, Monk, Pedro Parra, Itala, Chile 175 ml glass £31.50 • 100 ml glass £18.50

2018 Fleurie, Cuvée de la Part des Grives, Domaine de la Grand’cour, J-L Dutraive, Beaujolais, France   175 ml glass £37 • 100 ml glass £21.50

2020 Côtes du Rhône, Ceps Centenaires La Mémé, Domaine Gramenon, Southern Rhone Valley, France 175 ml glass £37.50 • 100 ml glass £22

2014 Blaufränkisch, ErDELuftGRAsundreBEN, Claus Preisinger, Neusiedlersee, Austria  175 ml glass £40 • 100 ml glass £23 

2010 Chinon, Clos du Chêne Vert, Charles Joguet, Loire Valley: Touraine, France  175 ml glass £44.50 • 100 ml glass £25.50

2011 Ch Belle-Vue, Le Château, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon  175 ml glass £53 • 100 ml glass £31

2017 Ch La Gaffelière, St Emilion, Bordeaux: Right Bank, France 175 ml glass £57 • 100 ml glass £33

2015 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva, Sergio Zenato, Veneto, Italy  175 ml glass £65.50 • 100 ml glass £38

2016 Syrah, Homage, Trinity Hill, Gimblett Gravel, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand  175 ml glass £71 • 100 ml glass £40.50

2018 Charmes-Chambertin, Domaine Taupenot-Merme, Burgundy: Côte d’Or, France  175 ml glass £76.50 • 100 ml glass £40

2011 Ribera del Duero, Valbuena 5o, Vega Sicilia, Castilla y Leon, Spain  175 ml glass £90 • 100 ml glass £52

2017 Silver Heights, Emma’s Reserve, Ningxia, China  175 ml glass £92.50 • 100 ml glass £53.50

2002 Ch Mouton-Rothschild, Pauillac, Bordeaux: Left Bank, France  175 ml glass £330 • 100 ml glass £188.50

DESSERT

2020 Monbazillac, Les Pins, Ch Tirecul la Gravière, South West France  100 ml glass £12

2017 Vin de Constance, Klein Constantia, Constantia, South Africa  100 ml glass £39      

2016 Grüner Veltliner, Ice Wine, Egon Müller with Ch Belá, Štúrovo Region, Slovakia  100 ml glass £47.50

1990 Montlouis sur Loire, Clos Habert, François Chidaine, Loire Valley: Touraine, France  100 ml glass £49

1987 Ch d’Yquem, Sauternes, Bordeaux: Left Bank, France  100 ml glass £112

FORTIFIED

Manzanilla Pasada, Pastrana, Hidalgo, Jerez, Spain 100 ml glass £8.50

2008 Bottle Matured LBV Port, Warre’s, Douro, Portugal  100 ml glass £12.50     

30-year-old Tawny Port, Graham, Douro, Portugal  100 ml glass £31.50

1950 Banyuls, Piétri-Géraud, Roussillon, France  100 ml glass £62.50

1963 Vintage Port, Warre’s, Douro, Portugal  100 ml glass £94.50

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