【品鉴会门票】配方的力量，韵味波尔多式混酿【Tasting Ticket】the Power of Formula, Taste of Bordeaux Blends
For centuries, Bordeaux has been a famous wine producing region in France. As modern winemaking technology has improved and consumers' preferences for red wines have grown, the so-called "Bordeaux-style blends" have swept the world. These blended red wines may include wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot as the main grapes and Malbec and Carmenère as the secondary grapes.
Although white-wine Bordeaux blends exist, contemporary consumers easily overlook white wines from Bordeaux, whether pure or blended. This tasting event will focus solely on red wines, presenting you with 15 top wines from six countries.
In Bordeaux, the blending styles of the left bank of the Garonne River and the right bank are not the same. At the tasting, you will discover the strong styles of left-bank wines such as Saint-Estèphe, Margaux, Pessac-Leognan, Haut-Medoc dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon and the more delicate blends from right-bank such as the Pomerol dominated by Merlot and St-Émilion.
The so-called "Super Tuscana", memorable Bordeaux-style wines from Central Italy, have enriched the worldwide by offering the Bordeaux-style blends. This tasting will include three very fine Bordeaux-style wines from Ornellaia estate, Italy, namely: Merlot-based wines from Barone Ricasoli IGT classification, on a par with the Ridge Estate Merlot, which gained worldwide fame at a Paris wine concourse overnight at 1976!