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The ultimate Bordeauxblend battle

A BFWT (big fat wine tasting) with Job de Swart MW

14.10.2024
19:15 doors open - 22:30 hours

Kamerlingh Onneslaan 22
Winefields Auctioneers
Amsterdam

Organizer: Anja Vondenhoff
Kosten für Weinakademiker: €150
Kosten für Studenten: € 190
Kosten für Gäste: €215
Language of the event: ENGLISH
Application deadline: 10.10.2024
E-Mail des Veranstalters: office@weinakademiker.com

The Ultimate Bordeauxblend Battle
Bordeaux is quite possibly the most famous wine region in the world, partly thanks to the white and red grapes that play a starring role there. The white Bordeaux grapes Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon form the basis of acclaimed, often oak-aged wines.
And what about the red Bordeaux grapes? The undisputed international superstars are of course Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This duo can be found in almost every corner of the wine world.  

During this Weinakademiker Club Masterclass, Master of Wine Job de Swart takes you on a journey along the most important wine regions for Bordeaux grapes, solo or in blends. He also discusses the impact of climate, soil, vineyard management and vinification on the style and quality of the wines. Naturally, attention is paid to Bordeaux, but we also speak extensively about other wine regions that excel in one or more varieties. There is so much to discover!

Wine tasting
We taste 12 exquisite white and red wines made from Bordeaux varieties, from different countries, in various styles. The selection consists of Bordeaux classics and challengers from other wine regions. A tasting not to be missed!

Job de Swart MW
Job is the third Master of Wine in the Netherlands since 2018. In addition to his work as a wine buyer for Les Généreux – a partnership of 42 independent wine shops in the Netherlands and Flanders – he regularly holds presentations and tastings for wine professionals.

The expected line-up:
White: Tyrrell’s Hunter Valley VAT 1 Semillon 2016  | Château Bouscaut, Pessac-Léognan 2016 | Château Smith Haut Lafitte Pessac-Léognan 2016
Red: Te Mata Hawke’s Bay Coleraine 2021  |  Glenelly Stellenbosch Lady May 2010  |  Château Giscours Margaux 2005  |  
Red: Viña AlmavivaPuente Alto 2016  |  Cullen Margaret River Diana Madeleine  2019  |  Château Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac Petit Mouton
Red THE JUDGMENT FLIGHT: Château Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac  |  Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore  | Stag’s Leap Wine SLV