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Domain Félines Jourdan In-store Tasting @National Supermarket
Date: 2014.8.16 (Sat)
Venue: National Azabu Supermarket
Date: 2014.8.17 (Sun)
Venue: National Den-en Supermarket
Wines you can taste:
1. IGP Coteaux De Bessilles Chardonnay 2013
2. IGP Coteaux De Bessilles Sauvignon Blanc 2012
3. Picpoul de Pinet 2013
4. IGP Coteaux De Bessilles Merlot 2010
5 .IGP Coteaux De Bessilles Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
The Domaine is a star of the under-explored Languedoc appellation Picpoul de Pinet. The wines get rave reviews from the New York Times to Decanter. Please come along for a super range of incredibly good value varietal wines!
Bois de Boursan Tasting
Tokyu Department Store, THE WINE
Date: August 2 (Sat)
The Vine’s ever favorite, Domaine Bois de Boursan’s third-generation owner and winemaker, Jean-Paul Versino will visit the shop and introduce three Châteauneuf-du-Pape by the glass to you.
The venue is THE WINE in Tokyu Department store in Bunkamura area in Shibuya, which is well-known for long time for its wide and great selection of wine.
Do come and cool down your throat with our cool red wines from warm climes! It will be a great opportunity to talk with Jean-Paul about his wine.
Wine list *60ml
’13 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc ¥756
’11 Châteauneuf-du-Pape ¥756
’10 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Felix ¥1,269
Escoda Conca de Barbera Les Paradetes 2007
Sin sulfitos natural wine. Biodynamic vines. The most finessed of Escoda's range. Pure and silky. Lovely energy. Aged 14 months in old barriques. Rich yet 13% and cool.
Escoda Conca de Barbera Els Bassots 2011
Sin sulfitos Vin Nature. Biodynamic vines. Limestone soils. 2 weeks skin contact, fermented and aged 15 months in old barriques. Escoda’s finest
white. Complex, elegant.
Mendall Vi de Taula Finca Cabeilles 2012
Sin sulfitos. Vin Nature. Biodynamic. Only 1,000 bottles produced! Merlot lends exotic rich plum and leather notes to typical Mendall energetic freshness.
Mendall Vi de Taula Terme de Guiu 2012
Attention! Only 300 bottles produced of this extraordinary Natural Wine, made by Laureano Serres. Biodynamic. Hand made, “sins sulfitos”, including bottling by hand. Fantastic, “brutal” fruit energy and freshness. Terme de Guiu is the most elegant, fresh and pure of the range.