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Know Your Pinot: a Pinot Noir tasting - SOLD OUT

The Oxford Wine Company
165 Botley Road
Oxford
OX2 0PB
Friday, 28 February 19:00 £10.00 Presented by Sam Killbery, Paris Barghchi and Emily Silva

Book online here: https://www.oxfordwine.co.uk/products/28th-february--know-your-pinot-a-pinot-noir-tasting

Numbers are limited and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment!

Alternatively, contact Sam Killbery at our Botley Road shop on 01865 249500, or email tastings@oxfordwine.co.uk for more information.

From the French for “pine” and “black”, referencing its tightly clustered, pine cone-shaped bunches of fruit, Pinot Noir is one of the world’s premier and most ancient grape varieties. It is quite the labour of love however, as it is a notoriously difficult variety to cultivate and vinify. The grape's delicate, thin skins and tendency to produce tightly packed clusters makes it susceptible to disease and rot whilst the relatively low levels of phenolic compounds found in this variety often produces lightly coloured, medium-bodied and low-tannin wines that can often go through phases of uneven and unpredictable ageing.

Whilst its spiritual home may arguably always be in the Burgundy region of France, where it produces some of the world’s most desirable (and expensive!) wines, winemakers all over the world have turned to Pinot Noir to express their own unique terroir.

From sparkling wine to light perfumed reds, and rosés to jammy fruit-forward examples, Pinot Noir is definitely one of the most versatile grape varieties. This tasting will feature Pinot Noir in all its guises from all over the world. An English Sparkling, a Spanish Rosé, a classic Burgundy and its local rival the German Spatburgunder as well some exciting New World offerings.

Join us on a journey of discovery in our Botley Road store as we explore six very different expression of this wonderful grape! Presented by the all-star OWC retail team of Emily Silva, Paris Barghchi and Sam Killbery.

As always you can also enjoy a generous 15% discount on the night!

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