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Old World vs New World - Friday the 14th of August 2015

  • Old Bridge Cellars 221 Queen Victoria St North Fremantle, WA, 6159 Australia (map)
    Good Afternoon Bridgees,  For tomorrow night’s  FREE Friday night tasting , we will be comparing ‘ New World’  VS ‘ Old World’  wine regions.  These two terms are generally used to describe the differences in  viticulture  and  winemaking  philosophies between the Old World wine regions of Spain, France and Italy where tradition and the role of   terroir   play a major role in the wines flavour profile.  This is in contrast to the New World wine making of Australia and New Zealand, for example, where science and the role of the winemaker are more often emphasized.  We will be concentrating on three different grape varieties,  Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo , and taking you threw 2 totally different expressions of each.  Open will be…   Sauvignon Blanc :   Terre a Terre Sauvignon Blanc 2013  from  Wrattonbully,  Australia  Vs   Langlois Chateau De Fontaine Sancerre 2012  from the  Loire  in France   Pinot Noir:     Chanson Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2012  from  Burgundy  in France  Vs   Tapanappa Froggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir   2013  from the  Fleurieu Peninsula  in South Australia   Nebbiolo:     Arrivo Nebbiolo 2008  from the  Adelaide Hills  in SA, Australia  Vs   Ceretto Nebbiolo 2011  from  Piedmont,  Italy.  As always, the wines will be open from  4.00pm until 7.00pm  this Friday the 14th of August 2015 here at your family owned independent wine store, Old Bridge Cellars in North Fremantle.  Jay and the Old Bridge Team

 

Good Afternoon Bridgees,

For tomorrow night’s FREE Friday night tasting, we will be comparing ‘New World’ VS ‘Old World’ wine regions.

These two terms are generally used to describe the differences in viticulture and winemaking philosophies between the Old World wine regions of Spain, France and Italy where tradition and the role of terroir play a major role in the wines flavour profile.  This is in contrast to the New World wine making of Australia and New Zealand, for example, where science and the role of the winemaker are more often emphasized.

We will be concentrating on three different grape varieties, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo, and taking you threw 2 totally different expressions of each.

Open will be…

Sauvignon Blanc:

Terre a Terre Sauvignon Blanc 2013 from Wrattonbully, Australia

Vs

Langlois Chateau De Fontaine Sancerre 2012 from the Loire in France

Pinot Noir:

Chanson Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2012 from Burgundy in France

Vs

Tapanappa Froggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013 from the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia

Nebbiolo:

Arrivo Nebbiolo 2008 from the Adelaide Hills in SA, Australia

Vs

Ceretto Nebbiolo 2011 from Piedmont, Italy.

As always, the wines will be open from 4.00pm until 7.00pm this Friday the 14th of August 2015 here at your family owned independent wine store, Old Bridge Cellars in North Fremantle.

Jay and the Old Bridge Team