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USQ | Burgundy vs. Sonoma

13 E. 13th Street, New York, NY 10003

Old World vs. New World - In this class, we’ll be exploring classic expressions of both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, comparing and contrasting the hierarchy level (ex. regional Burgundy vs Sonoma County, single vineyard vs single vineyard, vintage exploration), and we will have a focus on clone selection, varietal characteristics of the grapes, and the history and appellation law of these two fascinanting wine region. The tasting will explore how both climate and innovation vs tradition shapes the finished wines.

The Wines

Wines 1 and 2 will be tasted blind! 

3) Clos des Rocs Les 4 Saisons '15 - Pouilly-Loché, Mâconnais

4) Lioco Estero Chardonnay '15 - Russian River Valley, Sonoma  

5) Domaine Nicolas Rossignol '14 - Burgundy

6) Failla Pinot Noir '15 - Sonoma Coast, California 




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