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Decanter Fine Wine Encounter 2019 – Discovery Theatre

A series of informal tastings lasting approximately 45 minutes.

Tickets are sold separately to Grand Tasting tickets and places are strictly limited.

 

Saturday 2 November 2019

11.15am: A comparative sparkling tasting with Raventós i Blanc – £35

 

Speakers: Pepe Raventós, winemaker Raventós i Blanc
Sophie & Pierre Larmandier, winemakers and owners of Champagne Larmandier-Bernier
Frederic Zeimett, CEO of Champagne Leclerc Briant

Join us for a fascinating horizontal tasting from this iconic Spanish sparkling producer and two outstanding Champagne houses. These biodynamic growers will present six 2012 vintages.

  • Raventós i Blanc, Textures de Pedra, Conca Del Riu Anoia, Spain 2012
  • Raventós i Blanc, Manuel Raventós, Conca Del Riu Anoia, Spain 2012
  • Champagne Larmandier-Bernier, Les Chemins d’avise Grand Cru 2012
  • Champagne Larmandier-Bernier, Les Chemins d’avise Extra Brut 2012
  • Champagne Leclerc Briant, Brut Réserve  2012
  • Champagne Leclerc Briant, Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru 2012

1pm:  Loire Renaissance – £35

Speaker: Rebecca Gibb MW

The Loire is a diverse wine region overflowing with majestic châteaux and troglodyte caves. Single varietal wines are king and on the world stage, the Loire’s Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc are without peers. Join Master of Wine, Rebecca Gibb, as she guides you through current wine producing trends in the Loire Valley. Her effervescent presentation style and the quality of the wines will leave you as refreshed as a glass of Crémant de Loire.

  • Clos de L’Élu, Maupiti, Loire 2018
  • Domaine Vincent Carême, Le Clos, Vouvray, Loire 2017
  • Domaine de Rocheville, Le Page, Saumur-Champigny, Loire 2015
  • Domaine Charles Joguet, Clos du Chêne Vert, Chinon, Loire 2015
  • Langlois-Château, Quadrille, Crémant de Loire 2008
  • Moulin Touchais, Coteaux du Layon, Loire 1985

2.45pm: Château Arnauld – a vertical Médoc tasting £35

Speaker: Franck Bijon, General Manager

This award-winning producer, located in the Haut-Médoc region of Bordeaux, will present a vertical discovery tasting of vintages from 2011 to 2016. The wines are typically a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot and are wonderfully aromatic with plenty of black fruit on the nose.

  • Château Arnauld, Bordeaux 2016
  • Château Arnauld, Bordeaux 2015
  • Château Arnauld, Bordeaux 2014
  • Château Arnauld, Bordeaux 2013
  • Château Arnauld, Bordeaux 2012
  • Château Arnauld, Bordeaux 2011

 


4.30pm: Bodegas Montecillo: Rioja – Celebrating 150 years £35

Speaker: Mercedes García Rupérez, chief winemaker

This prestigious Bodega is one of the oldest in Rioja. Join its chief winemaker to taste a selection of fantastic wines, including the Viña Monty 1975.

  • Viña Monty, Viura-Tempranillo Blanco, Rioja Reserva 2016
  • Viña Monty, Graciano, Rioja Reserva 2015
  • Viña Monty, Garnacha, Rioja Reserva 2015
  • Montecillo, 22 Barricas, Rioja Gran Reserva 2011
  • Montecillo, Selección Especial, Rioja Gran Reserva 1994
  • Viña Monty, Rioja Gran Reserva 1975

 

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Argentina
Catena Zappata
El Esteco
Enemigo
Rutini Wines
Trapiche

 

Australia
Jim Barry Wines
Penfolds
St Hallett
Wakefield Wines
Yalumba

 

Chile
Errázuriz
Montes
Ventisquero

 

China
Helan Quingxue Winery
Kanaan Winery
Ningxia Jade Vineyard Winery

 

France
Baron Philippe de Rothschild
Barton Family Wines
Bernard Magrez Grands Vignobles
CA Grands Crus Château Grand Puy Ducasse
Champagne Delamotte
Champagne Philipponnat
Champagne Taittinger
Château Beychevelle
Château Biac
Château Cantenac Brown
Château Capion
Château d’Esclans –Whispering Angel
Château de Fieuzal
Château d’Issan
Château Giscours | Chateau du Tertre
Château Grand-Puy Ducasse
Château La Grace Dieu des Prieurs
Château La Gaffelière
Château Lafon Rochet
Château Lagrange
Château Léoville Poyferré
Château Maquis d’Alesme | Château Labégorce
Château Olivier
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
Château Rauzan-Gassies
Château Sociando Mallet
Château Villemaurine
Clos de L’Oratoire des Papes
Crus et Domaines de France
Domaine de la Bégude
Domaine de la Suffrene
Domaines Paul Mas
La Cavale
Louis Jadot
Rigal
Vignobles de Larose

 

Greece
Alpha Estate
Ktima Biblia Chora
Ktima Gerovassiliou
Ktima Pavlidis

 

Italy
Campo alla Sughera
Cantina Valle Isarco
Carobbio
Castello di Albola
Fèlsina
Fontodi
Frescobaldi
Genagricola
Il Molino di Grace
Marchesi di Barolo
Masi
Masottina
Mazzei
Nino Negri
Principe Pallavicini
Rocca delle Macìe
Tenuta Rapitalà
Tenuta Carobbio
Tenuta Sant’Antonio
Tenuta Sette Ponti
Villa Sandi Prosecco

Lebanon
Château Ksara

 

Macedonia
Tikveš Winery

 

New Zealand
Mt. Beautiful
Saint Clair Family Estate
Villa Maria

 

Portugal
Quinta do Noval
Sandeman
Taylor’s Port

 

Slovenia
Marjan Simčič

 

South Africa
De Wetshof Estate
Flagstone
Idiom
Kleine Zalze
Spier
Thelema Mountain Vineyards
Warwick Estate

 

Spain
Bodegas Altanza
Bodegas Masaveu
Bodegas Montecillo | Osborne
Bodegas Muga
Bodegas Protos
C.V.N.E
Juve y Camps
La Rioja Alta, S.A.
Marqués de Cáceres
Marqués de Murrieta
Martin Códax
Masaveu Bodegas
Pintia
Raventós i Blanc
Remírez de Ganuza
Torres
Viñedos y Bodegas Sierra Cantabria

 

Turkey
Kavaklidere
Kayra

 

Uruguay
Bodega Garzón

 

USA
Beaulieu Vineyards
Cain Vineyard and Winery
Château Ste. Michelle Winery
DAOU Family Estates
Diamond Creek Vineyards
Domaine Serene
Gallica
Long Meadow Ranch
Louis M. Martini
Luna Vineyards
Rombauer
Silverado Vineyards
Stone Tower Winery
Trefethen Family Vineyards

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