Tour de France Stage 1: Bordeaux & Burgundy
Join us for our evening tasting, Tour de France Stage 1, which covers the classic French Wine Regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy. We will taste at least 6 red and white wines which will showcase the best of these two world class regions.
Bordeaux is probably the World's most famous wine region and we all know it as the home of ‘Claret’ the generic name we give to the region’s classic reds. But there is much more to this warm, south-westerly part of France. The climate and soils are perfectly suited to the red grapes Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot but the region also produces deliciously vibrant & complex whites from Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. If you thought that Bordeaux was just about expensive red wines, this tasting will reveal how much variety is really available - delicious food-friendly reds & whites to suit every budget.
Nestling in the centre of France, Burgundy is a wine region locked in any wine aficionado's heart. It is steeped in tradition and home to classic grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Gamay and the expressive and elegant Pinot Noir. It's also where you'll find some of the most prestigious wines on the planet, from areas such as Puligny-Montrachet, Chablis and Nuits-St-Georges. We shall explore the up-and-coming Côte Chalonnaise, the delicate wines from the Maconnais and the lighter style, fruit-driven wines from Beaujolais. A delightful region to taste your way through.
Professional ISO tasting glasses, all course materials including tasting sheets & water are provided.
This evening tasting makes a great gift and can be purchased as a Gift Voucher for just £25.00
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Course Date/Time: Wed 10th Oct 2018 at 7.00pm
Duration: 2 Hours
Venue: Bullitt Hotel Belfast