In this tasting, we will learn to differentiate the various types of oak used to ferment & mature red wines.
This will include an overview of oak types, origin, length of maturation & size of vessel.
We will taste 8 wines to compare & contrast the most important production techniques using oak & learn how to identify them using the WSET SAT.
The session to include 30-45 minutes of theory and at least 60 minutes of tasting. Written hand-outs to be provided. Focus will be on identification, vocabulary, and to confidently assessing quality & style based on the WSET SAT Level 4.
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When: 20 March - 19h00 - 21h00 at above datesRSVP: Eventbrite link http://bit.ly/1jQtI3IWhere: Cliftons, L5, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd, Central, HKCost: HKD 400Space: Maximum 20 participantsGlasses: Each participant to bring 6 glasses
Please kindly make sure to register & pay in advance to secure your place. you can pay directly on the site or by cheque as per instructions. Refund will be provided if cancellation at least 7 days prior to the tasting.
This tasting will be led by JC Viens, who is a Certified Tutor of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and a holder of the WSET Diploma (Merit). He is now studying to become Master of Wine. Avid wine lover and a storyteller, he has traveled extensively throughout the various wines regions around the world.