Wine Epic: Singapore Wine Vault Attends A Taste of Greatness Master Class

 

Wine EpicCOURT IN LONDON, ENGLAND – The world’s best wines are bottled perfection, tasted only by a select few. During Robert M. Parker’s London master class, A Taste of Greatness, 200 guests were invited to sample a few of the most exceptional wines from all over the globe. Singapore Wine Vault numbered among the attendees at the Royal Courts of Justice, to taste and learn from a panel of the industry’s most prominent critics.

A kick-off to The Wine Advocate’s Grand World Tour, A Taste of Greatness, is one in a line of master classes set to accompany the Matter of Taste event. Prestigious wines are unveiled for attendees to sample, all rated RP 90 and above. A panel of critics then take the audience on a journey of the senses through experience and expertise in the world of wine.

The tasting session at the recent masterclass was led by none other than Robert M. Parker, Jr. and fellow critics Neal Martin, Luis Gutierrez, Monica Larner, and Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW. Wines of note included the Domaine Leroy Latricieres-Chambertin Grand Cru 2011, the most expensive wine sampled in the event. The evening finished with a Valdespino Moscatel Toneles NV, a long forgotten fortified sweet wine that has a characteristic spicy nose and distinct notes of roasted coffee, dark chocolate and even coconut. People also had the opportunity to sample wines picked by Mr. Parker and his team of reviewers. Wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Napa Valley, Italy, and Spain were represented in this tasting journey. Of particular note is the inclusion of the Domaine leroy Latricieres Chambertin, a wine that is in rare production.

 

All in all the featured wines during the event were:

  • Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1982

  • Chateau Leoville Las Cases 2005

  • Dominus Estate 2010

  • Hundred Acre Ark Vineyard 2007

  • Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2011

  • Domaine Leroy Latricieres-Chambertin Grand Cru 2011

  • Masseto 2001

  • Luciano Sandrone 2000 Barolo Le Vigne

  • Vega Sicilia Unico 2004

  • Valdespino Moscatel Toneles NV

 

Master ClassSignalling the start of  fantastic journey into the realm of excellent wines, A Taste of Greatness gave guests a worthwhile peek into the Matter of Taste experience.