15 November 2015

Weekend of the Hospices de Beaune wine auction:
Special wine tasting

2 pm - 4 pm / maximum 10 participants per session
90 € Inc.VAT / person

On the occasion of the 155 th Hospices de Beaune wine auction, the Maison Joseph Drouhin has created a special tailor-made tasting, where rare wines and some old vintages will be offered to honour this special annual event. 


The third weekend in November is the occasion for wine-lovers from around the world to assemble in the heart of Beaune to observe, or participate in the most famous wine auction in the world. 

For this occasion the Maison Joseph Drouhin will embark you upon a voyage back in time during the discovery of the most ancient cellars of Beaune followed by an exceptional  tasting of 6 of our emblematic wines. 

The programme:

- A personalised discovery of the cellars of the Maison Joseph Drouhin, formerly belonging to the Canons of Notre-Dame church, the Dukes of Burgundy and the Kings of France. These prestigious cellars cover more than 2 acres, hidden beneath the cobbled streets of Burgundy's wine capital. 

- Following on from the visit; you will participate in a commented wine tasting of 6 of our wines, specially chosen for this occasion, accompanied by Gougères (Burgundy speciality; little cheese puffs)

The wines to be tasted:

Whites:

Meursault 1er cru 'Perrières' 2011

Meursault 1er cru 'Charmes' Hospices de Beaune 2011

Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 2011


Reds:

Beaune 1er cru 'Champimonts' 2009

Beaune 1er Cru 'Clos des Mouches' rouge 1996

Corton Grand cru 1999

Corton Grand Cru Hospices de Beaune 'Cuvée Dr Peste' 1999

Practical information:

Upon reservation only:

Maximum 10 participants per session

Duration: Approximately 1h30

For reservations or for any further information please contact us on:  visite@drouhin.com or by telephone on 00 33 3 80 24 68 88.







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