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Grape Expectations: Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon

Boston Wine School

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

Allston, MA

Grape Expectations: Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon

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Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon are related, as the Sauvignon part of their names suggests.  In fact, if you cross Sauvignon Blanc with Cabernet Franc, the result is Cabernet Sauvignon.  Today, the relationship is more like siblings, and Cabernet is seemingly the bigger, older one.

In this class, we'll taste a world range of SB and Cab so we can taste how they are the same across the planet, but also how they are different.  Get ready to go deep into Bordeaux territory.

Bread, cheese, olives, meats, antipasto served with class.

WINE MENU (tentative)

Henri Bourgeois "La Petite Perriere" | Loire Valley SB, light and easy

Chateau Coucheroy | What white Bordeaux means
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc | Lean, crisp, zippy unique NZ style
Murphy-Goode "The Fume" | Re-invented California Sauvignon Blanc

Chateau Fonbadet | Red Bordeaux, mainly Cab with a little Merlot blended in
Viu Manent "Gran Reserva" Cabernet Sauvignon | Chile makes some of the world's best Cab values
Hess Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon | Why California Cabernet Sauvignon exists
de Bortoli Cabernet Sauvignon | Little Cab remains in Australia after Shiraz moved in

Teacher: Jonathon Alsop

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Boston Wine School
1354 Commonwealth Ave
Allston, MA 02134

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)


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Boston Wine School

A lot of people have never been to a Boston Wine School class before, so let me tell you what to expect.

First of all, we are a guaranteed 100% snob-free zone. No matter who you are. No matter how much you know about wine. We know how to make wine interesting and interactive for everyone.
 
Classes are small — usually 15 students max — and usually start with sparkling wine, then bread, cheese, olives and antipasto. Expect to taste 6-8 specially selected wines. Weekend classes include dinner, featuring vegetarian options.
 
Have a great class!

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