Learn from the experts at Decanter’s world-class tutored tastings.
Masterclasses last 90 minutes.
Tickets are sold separately to Grand Tasting tickets and places are strictly limited.
Saturday 11 November 2017
Champagne Krug - SOLD OUT
11am - 12.30pm
Speaker: Olivier Krug, sixth-generation family member & director of Krug
Join Olivier Krug for an exceptional tasting from this world-renowned Champagne house that needs no introduction. You will have a chance to taste a selection of Krug Champagnes including four legendary Krug Grande Cuvées and four vintage Krug Champagnes.
Krug 2004, 2003, 2002
Krug Grande Cuvée 160ème Édition
Krug Grande Cuvée 159ème Édition
Krug Grande Cuvée 163ème Édition
Krug Grande Cuvée 158ème Édition
Krug 1995 (Magnum)
Louis Jadot Grand Cru Burgundy - SOLD OUT
1.30pm - 3pm
Speaker: Frédéric Barnier, technical director and head winemaker of Louis Jadot
With its history dating back to 1859, Maison Louis Jadot is one of Burgundy’s oldest and most celebrated wineries. Join winemaker Frédéric Barnier to taste five decades of wines from their exceptional Clos Vougeot Grand Cru vineyard, looking at the past, present and future of this two-hectare plot. This will be a chance to taste rare vintages dating back to 1969.
Louis Jadot Clos Vougeot 2015, 2010, 2009, 2008, 1999, 1991, 1979, 1969
Five decades of Chateau Musar
4pm – 5.30pm
Speaker: Marc Hochar, family owner of Chateau Musar
The remarkable wines of Chateau Musar are cultivated from the high altitude Bekaa Valley in Lebanon - a country with an ancient winemaking culture dating back thousands of years. They are famous for their elegance, finesse and outstanding ability to age. Discover for yourself why these wines have achieved iconic status in this fascinating masterclass.
Chateau Musar White 2008, 1997
Musar Jeune Red 2014; Hochar Pere et Fils 2013
Chateau Musar Red 2006, 2004, 2001, 1999,1984, 1974
Sunday 12 November 2017
Isole e Olena
11am – 12.30pm
Speaker: Paolo De Marchi, owner of Isole e Olena
Isole e Olena lies in the heart of the Chianti Classico hills and is one of Italy’s most revered estates. Join owner of the estate, and third generation winemaker, Paolo De Marchi, in this exciting masterclass as he leads you through ten wines, including six vintages of the flagship ‘Super Tuscan’ wine Cepparello, made from 100% Sangiovese.
Isole e Olena Chardonnay 2012
Chianti Classico 2012, 2010
Cepparello 2012, 2010, 2006, 2004, 2003, 1990
Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 2007
Château Pichon Longueville Baron
1.30pm – 3pm
Speaker: Christian Seely, managing director of AXA Millésimes
Château Pichon Longueville Baron is one of the great historic châteaux of Bordeaux, producing some of the region’s most celebrated wines in recent decades. In this superb masterclass, managing director Christian Seely, will lead you through a vertical tasting of twelve outstanding vintages from this revered estate.
Château Pichon Longueville Baron 2014, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001