Italy Chianti Masterclass

CHIANTI D.O.C.G. “ANNATA”: a focus on the Tuscan young red wine from the Italian most famous appellation
 
13:30-15:00 pm, 9 Nov 2016, Hall E7, 7F01 Meeting Room
 
Chianti is an invention of nature, transformed by man over the centuries into a wine full of deep historical and cultural significance. It is mainly produced with Sangiovese grapes, which thanks to its elegant acidity, gives it a characteristic drinkability and easy food pairing. There are three categories of product in Chianti d.o.c.g. brand: 'Vintage' - also known as “Annata” - Superior and Reserve. On this occasion it will be presented an horizontal blind tasting of the vintage 2015, recently released on the market and well representative of the traditional organoleptic quality in its category.
 
 
Speaker:
Sophie Liu
 
Sophie Liu is the leading Italian wine specialist & ambassador in China. She got her Master of Journalism in France and has worked as independent wine educator and writer in China since 2008. She is accredited Wine Educator by Wine & Spirit Education Trust of London, Bordeaux Wine School (CIVB), Bourgogne Wine School (BIVB), Wine Australia in China. Sophie speaks fluently French and English and is a WSET Advanced level holder. 
 
Now Sophie has her wine school to give public wine lessons to Chinese wine connoisseurs and trade professionals. Meanwhile she also operate under her Sophie Liu Wine Studio to host world renowned wine producers’ tasting events in China. Apart from these, Sophie is invited as wine judge by International wine competitions. 
 
Tasting:
6 red wines all Chianti D.O.C.G. 2015