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St-Emilion v Pomerol: Taste iconic vintages from Chateaux Bélair-Monange and La Fleur-Pétrus at DFWE London

We invite you to delve into a masterclass that unravels the true essence of Bordeaux's Right Bank, led by general manager of Vignobles Jean-Pierre Moueix, Edouard Moueix.

Get ready to be captivated as Edouard Moueix guides you through a comparative tasting experience exploring the signature styles of Bordeaux Right Bank royalty, Moueix.

Moueix is one of three esteemed producers to be hosting a masterclass at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter (DFWE) London, on Saturday, 11th November 2023. This masterclass is set to be an enlightening experience highlighting the significant effects of gravel soils in Pomerol and the influence of limestone in St-Emilion. You will be taken on a journey to explore how the geology and landscape of these two famous appellations contribute to stylistic differences in the bottle.

Wines you’ll be tasting on the day

Château Bélair-Monange, St-Émilion 1er Grand Cru Classé 2009
Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2009
Château Bélair-Monange, St-Émilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé 2010
Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2010
Château Bélair-Monange, St-Émilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé 2014
Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2014
Château Bélair-Monange, St-Émilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé 2016
Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2016
Château Bélair-Monange, St-Émilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé 2018
Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2018
Château La Fleur-Pétrus 1998

Pomerol and St-Emilion, located on Bordeaux’s Right Bank, are renowned regions for producing exceptional, age-worthy wines primarily centred around Merlot grapes. You will be led through a comparative tasting of wines from Château Bélair-Monange and Château La Fleur-Pétrus, two of the famous vineyards acquired by the Moueix family.

Château La Fleur Pétrus

Château La Fleur-Pétrus is one of the most distinguished vineyards in Pomerol, named in the 18th century for its position across the localities ‘Petrus’ and ‘La Fleur’. Its personality is closely linked to the famous gravel and clay terroirs of the Pomerol plateau. Château Bélair-Monange is situated at the highest point of St-Emilion’s illustrious limestone plateau and traces its history back to Roman times. It was confirmed as a Premier Grand Cru Classé in the 2022 St-Emilion Classification.

This masterclass offers an exclusive opportunity to sample and savour wines from these prestigious Right Bank properties side by side. Wines will include highly rated Bordeaux vintages, such as 2018, 2016 and 2010, as well as La Fleur-Pétrus 1998, an excellent year on the Right Bank now reaching 25 years of age.

This masterclass is part of DFWE London and tickets are selling fast so we recommend booking now to avoid disappointment.

Essential information

DFWE London

Date: Saturday, 11th November 2023 from 11am to 5:30pm.

Location: The Landmark Hotel
222 Marylebone Road
London NW1
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 8000
www.landmarklondon.co.uk

Prices:  Grand Tasting ticket £95 and Masterclass ticket £225


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