Le Cercle Rive Droite de Grands Vins de Bordeaux, an association of
winegrowers from the Right Bank in Bordeaux (South-Western France), will
present an exclusive preview of the 2012 vintage in London (UK) on Tuesday 19
March 2013. The event, which will take place from 4.00pm to 9.00pm, will be
held at The Terrace Restaurant at Le Méridien Piccadilly, and will present a
unique opportunity to sample wines from 35 châteaux.
The event, to be held in the heart of London on 19 March of this year
(4.00pm to 9.00pm), is organised with the support of the French Trade
Commission UBIFRANCE in the UK. It will enable members of the trade and the
media to discover the 2012 vintage of the Cercle Rive Droite de Grands Vins de
Bordeaux, as well as vintages from 2009 and 2010. [RSVP: details at the bottom
of this press release.]
The association of producers of wines of the Right Bank (in South-Western
France) organises this exclusive wine tasting each year in London: it is an
important moment in the wine calendar, the only other events of this calibre
for Right Bank Bordeaux wine being held in April in New York and Los Angeles
Wines from the following châteaux will be presented during the event:
•Sainte-Foy Bordeaux: Château Hostens-Picant, Château
Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'Exception Lucullus, and Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée des
•Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux: Château de Laussac and
Clos Puy Arnaud.
•Fronsac: Château Dalem, Haut Carles, Château Moulin
Haut-Laroque, and Château La Vieille Cure.
•Canon-Fronsac: Château Cassagne Haut-Canon.
•Pomerol: Château Fayat, Château Mazeyres, Château
Montviel, Château Le Moulin, Clos de la Vieille Eglise, Clos Vieux Taillefer,
and Château Vray Croix de Gay.
•Lalande de Pomerol: Château Siaurac.
•Saint-Emilion Grand Cru: Château Boutisse, Château
Croix Cardinale, Clos Dubreuil, Château Godeau, Château Magrez Fombrauge,
Château du Parc, Château Patris, Château Pindefleurs, and Château Rol Valentin.
•Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé: Château La
Commanderie, Château Fleur Cardinale, Château Fombrauge, Château Fonroque, Clos
des Jacobins, Château La Marzelle, Château de Pressac, and Château Le Prieuré.
•Montagne Saint-Emilion: Château Tour Bayard.
About Cercle Rive Droite
Le Cercle Rive Droite de Grands Vins de Bordeaux (The Right Bank Circle of
Great Bordeaux Wines) was founded in July 2002 in order to promote fine wines
from the region. The organisation groups together 143 châteaux. Its members produce
wines from a diverse range of appellations, including Pomerol and Saint
Cercle Rive Droite aims to promote the reputation of wines of the finest
quality; all its wines are evaluated through blind tastings, which are held
twice a year by an independent jury.
The Cercle Rive Droite advance tasting event will be held on Tuesday 19
March 2013 at The Terrace Restaurant, at Le Méridien Piccadilly, in the heart
of London, from 4.00pm to 9.00pm.
Le Méridien Piccadilly
W1J 0BH (UK)
Nearest Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus
If you would like to register to attend the event, please contact:
Ms Katherine Woods, Press Officer
The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in the UK
Telephone (press office): (00) (44) (0)207-024-3640
Email: [email protected]
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