25 October 2014

Wine Tasting: Côte de Beaune, the Chardonnay's favorite ‘terroir'

10:00 am / Maximum 12 participants
59 € Inc.VAT / person

From Ladoix-Serrigny in the North, to ‘les Maranges' in the South, the Côte de Beaune forms a narrow strip covering only 20 kilometres, perfectly exposed to the rising sun. Here are born the most emblematic dry white wines in the world.

Maison Joseph Drouhin will allow you to discover these unique appellations through a new tasting honoring the ‘King' Chardonnay.

The Chardonnay is a world famous grape variety, widely planted in wine regions throughout the world. Native from Burgundy, its expression is at its best in Côte de Beaune, thanks to the perfect marriage of the limestone and clay in this unique ‘terroir' which help to glorify and most faithfully express the character of this delicate grape variety.

 

The programme:

-Discovery of the ancient cellars (13th century) of the Maison Joseph Drouhin which cover more than 2 acres beneath the historical centre of Beaune.

- Following the visit you will taste 6 white wines. The tasting is accompanied by the local Burgundy speciality, 'Gougeres' (Small cheese puffs).

 

The wines to be tasted:

Côte de Beaune, 2011

Pernand-Vergelesses 2012

Meursault 2012


Chassagne-Montrachet 2009


Puligny-Montrachet, Premier Cru, Folatières, 2011

Meursault-Genevrières Premier Cru, Hospices de Beaune, 2008

Useful Information :

- Upon appointment only 

- Duration : Around  1 hour 30 minutes

- To book or for further information, click on the link below: 

visite@drouhin.com

 

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