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26 Mar 2021

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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost

£25.00

Virtual Tasting: Focus on Germany

The Oxford Wine Company’s next Zoom tasting is aimed at showcasing the quality and diversity of the German wine scene today.

We’ll begin our tasting in Pfalz with the highly acclaimed, barrel fermented Oliver Zeter Sauvignon Blanc Fumé, and the Villa Wolf Pinot Gris – also known as ‘Grauburgunder’ – a gorgeous ripe, aromatic expression of the grape. Next up will be a pair of Rieslings: the S.A. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett and the Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese. These two wines were both grown in the same prestigious Mosel vineyard but by two different producers, and they were harvested at different ripeness levels which should make for a fascinating and delicious comparison! From there, we will move on to the only red wine of the tasting, the Fürst Tradition Pinot Noir from Franconia. German Pinot Noir is still somewhat under the radar, but the quality can be truly stellar and at prices that don’t quite reach the heights of Burgundy. To wrap up our evening, we will taste another wine from Oliver Zeter – the Goldschatz Trockenbeerenauslese. This is a real enigma of a wine, created almost by accident and blending vintages and varieties into one sweet and delicious treasure-in-a-bottle.

To join in, please order your sample packs here: https://www.oxfordwine.co.uk/products/virtual-tasting-focus-on-germany . We are offering a £5 discount for shipping if you live outside our Oxfordshire delivery radius. Use 12WINE5 at check out. Visit our delivery page to see if you qualify: https://www.oxfordwine.co.uk/delivery .

Contact Becka Leigh on becka@oxfordwine.co.uk if you have any questions.

After placing your order, you’ll receive 50ml sample bottles of six different wines, bottled in an anaerobic environment and sealed under argon by Avino to ensure they reach you in perfect condition. We recommend one pack per person taking part in this tasting. We will then send out a Zoom link the day before the event so you can join us live.

We hope you’ll join us for what promises to be an excellent virtual event!

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