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Fine Wine Course – London, Winter 2019. Evening 2 Loire & White Bordeaux

6 February @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

THE WINES FOR THE 2019 COURSE:
(subject to change, if originals faulty)

In addition to the ‘Aspects of Tasting’ (see below) the wines are chosen to illustrate the regions’ key differences of style and quality.

LOIRE & BORDEAUX – WHITE

  1. 2014 Pouilly Fumé (Ch. de Tracy)
  2. 2004 Sancerre Les Monts Damnées (Cotat)
  3. 2017 Dourthe La Grand Cuvée Sauvignon
  4. 2008 Domaine de Chevalier; Pessac-Léognan
  5. 2014 Savennières Les Genêts (Damien Laureau)
  6. 1991 Savennières  Coulée de Serrant (Joly)
  7. 1990 Vouvray Coulée d’Or Grains Nobles (Bourillon d’Orléans)
  8. 1989 Ch. Coutet; Barsac

8 Wines, ranging in price from around £20 – £120 retail, with a selection of canapes.

The wines will illustrate the following aspects of tasting:

Tasting:     Note-taking, general principles; acidity.

  •     Tasting Technique – an orderly pattern of observation.
  •     Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chenin Blanc.
  •     Loire and white Bordeaux
  •     Vocabulary of acidity and alcohol.
  •     Different balances of white wine: bone dry to intensely sweet.
  •     The role of acidity in these different styles, grapes, origins.

Details

Date:
6 February
Time:
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Cost:
£120
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Organiser

Michael Schuster
Phone:
020 7254 9734

Venue

C-Space, 37-45 City Road, London EC1Y 1AT
C-Space, 37-45 City Road
London, EC1Y 1AT United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 7584 5033
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