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Rhône Valley - GSM Unravelled with sommelier Maurice Hovens

Rhône Valley - GSM Unravelled with sommelier Maurice Hovens

$50

Tuesday, 24 April 2018
6 pm to 7.30 pm

The Rhône Valley is one of the most historic regions for wine production, with evidence of winemaking going back over 2500 years! Join sommelier Maurice Hovens as he breaks down the Rhone Valley blend GSM citing both international and local examples.

Part 1: Introduction of two main grapes, their origins and differences
(1) Ferrand Cotes du Rhone 'Mistral' (Grenache dominant)
(2) Nick O'Leary Shiraz  

Part 2: Introduction of Mourvedre, the role of each grape variety in a blend, and the difference between a blend dominated by respectively Mourvedre and Grenache
(3) Tour du Bon Bandol (Mourvedre dominant blend)
(4) Ruggabellus Timaeus (Grenache dominant blend)

Part 3: Shiraz in depth, difference between cool and warm climate Shiraz
(5) Michael Hall Flaxman's Syrah (Eden Valley)
(6) Michael Hall Stonewell Shiraz (Barossa Valley)