Wine Tasting at Better with Age (August 2023)

Wine Tasting at Better with Age (August 2023)

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Last Saturday's wine tasting event was an evening full of charm and conviviality that makes life's simplest moments memorable.

Each label was meticulously explained by the wine consultant and attendees had the opportunity to savor a curated selection of wines.

Welcome Sparkle - Sparkling White - NV Ombre Prosecco BIO
Region: Veneto - Italy
Grape(s): Glera
Description: Organic Prosecco from Italy that is fresh and light with peach,

apple and floral

White Tasting (1/3) - 2022 Cullen Mangan Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Region: Margaret River - Western Australia
Grape(s): Mostly Sauvignon Blanc (+Semillon, +Verdelho)

Description: Bio-dynamic wine with lots of citrus flavours and cut grass

White Tasting (2/3) - 2020 Valravn Chardonnay Sonoma Coast
Region: Sonoma Coast, California - USA
Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay
Description: Great value Chardonnay from famous Sonoma Coast area.

Ripe fruits with touch of oak and sufficient acidity to lift up the flavour

White Tasting (3/3) - 2021 Jean Claude Boisset Pouilly-Fuissé
Region: Pouilly-Fuissé, Burgundy - France
Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay

Description: Elegant and rich wine with balanced fruits and floral notes

Red Tasting (1/5) - 2020 Domaine Chapel Beaujolais Villages
Region: Beaujolais - France
Grape(s): 100% Gamay

Description: Great wine to enjoy slightly chilled. Red fruits with light spices

Red Tasting (2/5)  - 2018 Domaine Jean-Michel Guillon & Fils Gevrey-Chambertin Les Crais
Region: Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy - France
Grape(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Description: Classic Burgundy wine with mix of red and blue fruits, hints of vanilla and smooth texture

Red Tasting (3/5) - 2011 Giacomo Montresor Amarone della Valpolicella Satinato DOCG Riserva - 100th Anniversary (gift box)
Region: Veneto - Italy
Grape(s): Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara

Description: Full bodied wine. Pleasant notes of ripe and dried red and black fruits with spices from long oak ageing

Red Tasting (4/5) - 2022 Cullen Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Region: Margaret River - Western Australia
Grape(s): Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

Description: Concentrated but without being jammy. Cherry, rose and chocolate with fresh tannin

Red Tasting (5/5) - 2015 Château La Vue “Cuvee Speciale”
Saint-Emilion (Limited Qty)
Region: Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux - France
Grape(s): Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

Description: Small production wines. Drinking well now as the wine matured for a few years. Dark fruits balanced with integrated oak and savoury nuance

Conversations flowed naturally with good wines and companies. Good crowd to wine down on a Friday.

Event was an educational journey. Participants left not just satiated but enlightened, with a newfound understanding of wine varietals, terroirs, and aging processes.

If you've never joined one of our wine tasting events, you're missing out on an experience that tantalizes the senses and enriches the mind. The event isn't just a wine tasting; it's a community gathering, an educational experience, and an exploration of the finer things in life.

We invite you to join us for our next event, which promises to be even more enchanting than the last. Come for the wine, stay for the experience. Trust us, your palate will thank you.