#3 BURGUNDY

WE LOVE HOSTING TASTINGS & UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN YOU PURCHASE BOTTLES TO TAKE HOME SOMETIMES YOU LOSE SOME OF THE MAGIC FROM THE EVENING & WINES DON’T QUITE TASTE THE SAME. TO HELP OVERCOME THIS, WE’RE PROVIDING YOU WITH SOME ABBOTSHILL AT-HOME-SUPPORT.

DROP IN ANYTIME BETWEEN 7PM & 9PM ON TUES 1ST OCTOBER TO EXPLORE 2 WHITES & 4 RED FROM THE THE KING OF ALL WINE REGIONS, BURGUNDY. STARTING WITH A ZIPPY ALIGOTÉ FROM CÔTE DE BEAUNE, A PINOT NOIR FROM CHABLIS & THEN ENDING WITH THE GRANDDADDY OF BURGUNDY, JEAN-CLAUDE RATEAU - THE FIRST BIODYNAMIC VINTNER IN THE REGION, FROM 1978.

THE WINES:

1. Côte de Beaune - Bourgogne Aligoté, Jean-Philippe Fichet £22.3
2. Côte de Beaune - 1er Cru Les Coucherias, Jean-Claude Rateau £41.6
3. Chablis - Irancy, Theirry Richoux £28.8
4. Côte de Beaune - Santanay (vieilles vignes), Domaine Chevrot £35.1 
5. Côte de Nuits - Bourgogne Rouge, Domaine Amiot-Servelle £32.1
6. Côte de Beaune - 1er Cru Les Bressandes Jean-Claude Rateau £48.6

£20 ticket price redeemable against purchases. Mixed case £180 on the night.

There are many ways to the recognition of truth, and Burgundy is one of them
— Isak Dinesen
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If Claret is the king of natural wines, Burgundy is the queen.
— Moliere
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I would happily die with a bottle of white Burgundy in my mouth.
— Julia Child
To help the consumers discover the real work of our winegrowers. This is the purpose of the new short film just released by the Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB). Co-produced with Bourgogne Live Prod, this 13-minute film, entitled "The People and the Vines", focuses on the growth cycle of the vine up until the harvest.

Bourgogne Rouge with a rich garlic, lemon & spinach baked salmon

1er Cru Côte de Beaune from Jean-Claude Rateau must be eaten with beef bourguignon