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What fun it is to taste wines from around the world in an un-pretentious setting, made even more interesting by the diverse blend of attendees, each with their own palate and thoughts on wine!
After tasting five refined Bordeaux wines and five big Rhone wines we now turn our attention to the new world (in wine terms this means the whole world except for Europe!). While Europe continues centuries-old traditions and mastery of wine-making, the ‘new world’ makes its own history with modern techniques and adventurous approaches. As we did last time, we will taste the wines by themselves and then with dinner to see how the flavor profiles change. If you are interested in serious new world wines, treat yourself to this tasting!
Here’s our program
Wednesday November 20th
(Held at ‘e2’ in Highland Park 5904 Bryant Street Pittsburgh, PA 15206)
6:30 p.m. – Apps and Sparkler (Gruet Brut, New Mexico)
6:45 p.m. – Introduction and tasting of four New World Wines
- Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012 (Margaret River, Australia)
- Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay Belle Terre 2010 (Napa, California)
- Casa Lapostolle Cabernet Sauvignon Cuvee Alexander Reserve (Chile)
- Frank Family Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2010 (Napa, California)
7:15 p.m. – Dinner created by Chef Kate Romane