Learning
to taste
One Day Prestige
One Day Prestige
A rich, informative wine tasting day in English speaking to get to know the wines from Burgundy better. That day combines theory and practice: theory because we outline in detail how to taste and practice with a tasting circuit in Côte de Nuits vineyards. We taste 20 wines in total; 5 of them are grands crus. This is a private tasting - you spend a privileged moment with our wine expert.

Every day (except on Saturday)
Exclusively for 2 people

350€ TTC
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Program
10 amKNOWLEDGES
Review of the essentials of Burgundy: the wines from Burgundy & the grapes, the geography, the AOC system, how to read a label…

INTRODUCTION TO WINE TASTING
Visual, olfactory and gustative examination
Exercise to recognize the aromas in wines
Exercise to recognize the flavors in wines

TASTING
Blind tasting of 10 wines to be able to describle the wines without the influence of the label.
The wines are all from the two prestigious areas Côte de Beaune & Côte de Nuits. 2 of them are « village » appellations and the other 8 are « 1er cru » appellations.




*Example:
White wines : Savigny 1er cru Vergelesses 2015 - Meursault 2011 - Beaune 1er cru Les Coucherias 2013 - Saint Aubin 1er cru En Remilly 2014 - Puligny Montrachet 1er cru Les Folatières 2007

Red wines: Pernand Vergelesses 1er cru Les Vergelesses 2014 - Nuits Saint Georges 2013 - Morey Saint Denis 1er cru les Ruchots 2011 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er cru Les Champeaux 2013 - Volnay 1er cru Santenots 2013



1 pm Break

2 pm Depart Beaune aboard our Jeep Wrangler (4x4). The first stop is on the hill of Corton with a view of 3 villages - Pernand Vergelesses, Aloxe Corton and Ladoix Serrigny. Tasting an Aloxe Corton 1er cru Maréchaudes and a Corton Grand Cru Les Hautes Mourottes.

Then off to Nuits Saint Georges via the Hautes Côtes de Nuits to enjoy a Nuits Saint Georges 1er cru Saint Georges.

We go back towards Vosne Romanée to view the entire Côte de Nuits to Dijon and the localisation of different grands crus from Vosne Romanée and Vougeot. From the top of the hill we have a view of La Tâche, La Grande Rue, La Romanée, Romanée Conti, Romanée Saint Vivant, Richebourg, Echezeaux, Grands Echezeaux, Clos de Vougeot and its castle. Tasting a Vosne Romanée 1er cru les Chaumes, an Echezeaux Grand Cru and a Clos Vougeot Grand Cru.

We continue our exploration with the villages of Chambolle Musigny and Morey Saint Denis, accompanied by a Morey Saint Denis 1er cru Les Ruchots and a Bonnes Mares Grand Cru.

We then arrive at the commune of Gevrey Chambertin and its nine grands crus. We taste a Gevrey Chambertin 1er cru Combottes and a Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru.

Back to Beaune by the D974 by the different villages mentioned.

Each tasting stop is an opportunity to immerse oneself in the position and characteristics of vineyard plots classified as premier cru or grand cru, to study the vine, the grapes, different cultivation techniques (maintenance, pruning, treatments...) while improving your tasting technique.


5.30 pmEnd

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