These 2 grapes are often confused during a blind tasting. We will learn the differences by focusing on wine making, context & structure. It will also be an experiment in identification of modernist vs tradionalist, long very short ageing, and big vs small oak.
We will taste 6 wines to compare & contrast the most important differences & learn how to identify them using the WSET SAT. We will also emphasise quality assessment techniques to use it for origin identification.
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.
When: 29 April - 19h00 - 21h00 at above dates
RSVP: Eventbrite link http://bit.ly/1kx3O7Z
Where: Cliftons, L5, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd, Central, HK
Cost: HKD 400
Space: Maximum 20 participants
Glasses: 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.