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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

370€ 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 describe 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 : Pernand Vergelesees 1er cru Sous Frétille 2015 - Puligny Montrachet 2014
Saint Aubin 1er cru Les Combes 2015 - Santenay 1er cru Beauregard 2015
Meursault 1er cru Les Charmes 2004

Red wines: Auxey Duresses 1er cru Les Grands Champs 2015 - Nuits Saint Georges 2014
Morey Saint Denis 1er cru aux Charmes 2010 - Pommard 1er cru les Charmots 2011
Aloxe Corton 1er cru la Coutière 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 Les Valozières and a Corton Grand Cru Bressandes.

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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