Postponed from last quarter, this evening we will taste red and white varieties of what’s available from Graves, as it seems Graves is not readily in the supermarkets.
Graves is the area many wine historians cite as the appellation the Romans first planted with grapes, to produce Bordeaux wine close to 2,000 years ago. Although the inhabitants of Margaux take exception to that. It’s amazing to consider that two thousand years ago, the Romans knew about the unique terroir in the region that would later become Pessac Leognan.
Here’s a list of the first class Wines to be tried tonight, two of which are taken from Jeffrey’s cellar:
2008 Les Plantiers du Daut Brion Blanc
2011 Ch Ferran Blanc, Pessac-Leognan
2012 L’Espirit de Chevalier Blanc
1987 Chateau Bouscaut Blanc
2009 Ch Lespault-Martillac, Rouge
2000 Ch Latour Martillac Rouge
2007 Ch Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Leognan
1962 Chateau Haut Bailly
A selection canapés will accompany the wines together with some light nibbles, so your hunger pains will be abated.
Venue: Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 2, Bridge Place, SW1V 1QA
Nearest Tube: Victoria, take the exit by platform 1.
Mobility Rating – 3 steps to the foyer, then lift access
Dress: Smart casual
Price £45 Member/Joint Members Guests/non-members: £49
Organiser: Keith Ellis Tel: 01344 751374 / 07730 434198
Email: [email protected]
Bookings are closed for this event. Please contact the organiser for last-minute places.