By Maisons & Domaines Henriot America
Mastering Pinot Noir, one of the most complex and demanding grapes, takes an in-depth exploration of terroir. At SommCon San Diego, Charles Curtis MW will host a fascinating seminar featuring Pinot Noirs from iconic regions, including Burgundy, Champagne, and Willamette Valley.
Starting at France’s northern region, Champagne, the seminar will explore the role of Pinot Noir in sparkling wine by examining the bright minerality and freshness of Champagne Henriot.
Traveling south to Burgundy, Charles will discuss what distinguishes the terroirs of this famously complex region and the differences between Premier and Grand Cru vineyards with iconic wines of Bouchard Père & Fils.
Heading west to the New World, experience the vast differences between Burgundy and the thriving Willamette Valley with a tasting of Beaux Frères.
This session will give attendees great insight into Pinot Noir, as well as Champagne, Burgundy, and Oregon, serving as a great exploration of this lauded grape.