Jimmy's Best of Alsace

Jimmy's Best of Alsace

West London Wine School founder Jimmy Smith, jumped into his orange VW campervan (Jeff) this Spring and traversed Northern and Eastern France visiting a plethora of great domaines and chateaux in order to bring back some truly stunning wines for his own personal tastings here at West London Wine School. EARLY BIRD TICKETS OF £32.50 UNTIL THE END OF JUNE!

This tasting is the best of his hard and arduous efforts (someone has got to do it...) showcasing some superb varieties such as Riesling, Pinot Gris, Muscat, Gewurztraminer, Sylvaner and Pinot Noir from a variety sites including premier crus (lieux-dits) and grand crus. There also be a wonderful sparkling to start with and a couple of absolutely wonderful orange/skin-contact wines.

Wines on Tasting (10):

  • Rieffel Cremant d'Alsace, 2016 - claimed by Jimmy as the BEST Cremant from Alsace he's ever tasted 
  • Meyer-Fonne, Pinot Noir "Gallus" 2016 - equal best Pinot Noir of the trip
  • Rieffel 'M' Sylvaner, 2016 - best value-for-money on the trip
  • Rieffel, Riesling Grand Cru Wiebelsberg, 2015
  • Pierre Frick, Voyages Pur Vin, NV (blend of 2004 Riesling, 2005 Sylvaner and 2007 Pinot Gris!)
  • Zusslin, Riesing "Zollenberg" 2016
  • Vignobes du Reveur, Artisan, 2016 (blend of Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris) - orange/skin contact, recently presented at the London Wine Fair by Jimmy Smith on his 'Alternative Alsace' series
  • Meyer-Fonne, Riesling Grand Cru Kaefferkopf, 2016
  • Pierre Frick, Pinot Gris Grand Cru Vorbourg, 2016 - orange/skin contact, recently presented at the London Wine Fair by Jimmy Smith on his 'Alternative Alsace' series
  • Christian Binner, Muscat, 2013


 

 

Places remaining: 8

Course Date/Time: Wed 18th Jul 2018 at 7pm

Duration: 2 hours

Venue: Fulham Wine Cellars

Event Price: £32.50

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