Cork event!! Chateau Montelena tasting at The Grain Store, Ballymaloe

Bo and Heidi Barrett

Bo and Heidi Barrett

In 1882 Alfred Tubbs purchased 254 acres of rugged land at the base of Mount Saint Helena and planted vines.1972 was the Barrett’s first vintage at Montelena.

In 1976 a who’s who of the French wine and food establishment gathered for ‘The Judgement of Paris’. Four white Burgundies were tasted against six California Chardonnays. Chateau Montelena’s 1973 was voted number One.

Bo Barrett has been involved in every vintage at Montelena since 1972. We are very lucky to have him leading the tasting and giving an insight into these fantastic wines.

Wines to be tasted include various vintages from the following wines:

Napa Valley Chardonnay
Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Montelena Estate Cabernet Savignon

Friday 7th February 2014 @ 7pm . Tickets are priced at €18 a head.

To book please email or contact Ballymaloe direct on 021 4652 531

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