Thursday, 15 August 2013

Grand Burgundy Tasting Series 2013

 

 

 

Media Release:


United Cellars presents The Grand Burgundy Tasting Series

 

Voted as Australia's Best Independent Online Retailer 2013 (by the 2013 Australia's Best Independent Wine Stores Competition), United Cellars brings you their annual Grand Burgundy Tasting Series this September.

 

Burgundy's villages have been producing wines for over 2000 years, and with over 100 appellations or sub-regions, this historically rich pocket of France is renowned for being the most terroir-oriented region in the world.

 

Be guided by United Cellars expert wine buyers during a 2 hour walk-about tasting (Sydney) or at a seated masterclass (Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane), and learn about the amazing quality and diversity of wines from this region. Sample and compare this exceptional selection of fine wines, including Premier Cru and Grand Cru wines, and experience why Burgundy is the most revered wine region in the world.

 

The journey begins with champagne & canapés on arrival, followed by a fine selection of cheeses & charcuterie with the following wines:

 

Pouilly Fuisse

Dominique Cornin Pouilly Fuisse Clos Reyssie 2011

Chablis (Sydney only)

Marcel Servin Chablis 1er cru Montee de Tonnerre 2011

Marcel Servin Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2010

Macon

Dominique Cornin Macon Chaintre 2011

Puligny Montrachet

Olivier Leflaive Puligny Montrachet Les Referts 1er Cru 2009

Olivier Leflaive Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Folatieres 2009

Chassagne

Blain-Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet 2010

Blain-Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Caillerets 2010

Batard Montrachet

Fontaine Gagnard Batard Montrachet 2010

Corton Charlemagne

Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne 2009

Volnay

Ballot-Millot Volnay Taillepieds 2008

de Montille Volnay Taillepieds 2008

Pommard

De Courcel Pommard Grand Clos de Epenots 2010

Comte Armand Pommard Clos des Epeneaux 2009

Nuits St Georges

Henri Gouges Nuits-St.-Georges Clos des Porrets 2010

Henri Gouges Nuits-St.-Georges Les Pruliers 2010

Vosne Romanee

Jean Grivot Vosne-Romanee Bossieres 2010

Jean Grivot Echezeaux Grand Cru 2010

Gevery Chambertin (Sydney only)

Dugat Py Gevrey-Chambertin Coeur du Roi Très Vieilles Vignes 2009

Dugat Py Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru 2009

 

When & Where: 6-8pm

12th Sept            Sydney Walkabout Tasting - Royal Automobile Club

19th Sept            Melbourne Seated Masterclass – Circa, The Prince

24th Sept            Perth Seated Masterclass – The Trustee Bar & Bistro

26th Sept            Brisbane Seated Masterclass – Sub Urbane

 

Bookings Essential: Sydney Tasting = $195 pp || Masterclasses = $225 pp

United Cellars P: 1300 226 835 E: events@unitedcellars.com.au

W: www.unitedcellars.com.au/grandburgundy2013

 


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