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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.

 


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.

  • Montecillo, Gran Reserva, Rioja 2010
  • Montecillo, 22 Barricas, Rioja 2010
  • Viña Monty, Graciano Rioja 2015
  • Viña Monty, Garnacha Rioja 2015
  • Montecillo, GRSE Rioja 1994
  • Viña Monty, Rioja 1975

 

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Argentina
Catena Zappata
Grupo Peñaflor

 

Australia
Diamond Creek Vineyards
Jim Barry Wines
Wakefield Wines

 

Chile
Errázuriz
Montes
Rutini Wines

 

China
Kanaan Winery

 

France
Champagne Delamotte
Champagne Philipponnat
Champagne Taittinger
Château Biac
Château Cantenac Brown
Château Capion
Château d’Esclans
Château d’Issan
Château Giscours | Chateau du Tertre
Château Lafon Rochet
Château Léoville Barton
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
Château Pradeaux
Château Rauzan-Gassies
Crus et Domaines de France
Domaine de la Suffrene
Louis Jadot
Paul Mas
Vignobles de Larose

 

Greece
Alpha Estate
Ktima Gerovassiliou

 

Italy
Cantina Valle Isarco
Fèlsina
Fontodi
Frescobaldi
Il Molino di Grace
Marchesi di Barolo
Masi
Masottina
Mazzei
Nino Negri (Part of GIV Company )
Rapitalà (Part of GIV Company )
Rocca delle Macìe
Tenuta Carobbio
Tenuta Sant’Antonio

 

Lebanon
Chateau Ksara

 

Macedonia
Tikveš

 

New Zealand
Pegasus Bay
Saint Clair Family Estate
Villa Maria

 

Slovenia
Marjan Simčič

 

South Africa
Bosman Wines
De Wetshof
Kleine Zalze
Spier
Thelema Mountain Vineyards

 

Spain
Bodegas Altanza
Bodegas Montecillo | Osborne
Bodegas Muga
Bodegas Protos
C.V.N.E
Juve y Camps
La Rioja Alta, S.A.
Marqués de Murrieta
Pintia
Raventós i Blanc

 

Turkey
Kavaklidere
Kayra

 

Uruguay
Bodega Garzón

 

USA
Gallica
Long Meadow Ranch
Louis M. Martini
Morlet Family Vineyards
Silverado Vineyards
Stone Tower Winery
Trefethen Family Vineyards

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