Wine Australia - Court of Master Sommeliers Master Class

Court of Master Sommeliers Master Class 31 Jul 2017
QT Hotel, 49 Market Street, Sydney

Wine Australia, the Court of Master Sommeliers Australia and the Australian Wine List of the Year Awards are thrilled to announce an inaugural master class tasting led by Australia’s three Master Sommeliers.

Wine Australia, the Court of Master Sommeliers Australia and the Australian Wine List of the Year Awards are thrilled to announce an inaugural master class tasting led by Australia’s three Master Sommeliers.

For the first time ever, Australia’s (only) three Master Sommeliers – Franck Moreau MS (Merivale), Sebastian Crowther MS (Rockpool), and Benjamin Hasko (Cru Wines, Bootleggers) will join together to present a tasting experience featuring over 30 Australian wines, including new releases from across the country.

The tasting will showcase wines that are $50 and under, wines that excite them the most right now, as well as different styles, alternative varieties and regional comparisons of varieties.

Participation in the master class is strictly by invitation only to entrants of the Australian Wine List of the Year Awards. 

Cost: Invitation only, trade only, free to attend.

 

Summary of Master Class

The wines tasted at the Master Class were a cross-section of Australian wine from all states including Queensland, hand picked by Australia's only three Master Sommeliers:

  • Crawford River 'Henty'   Riesling    2016
  • Frankland Estate 'Poison Hill Vineyard' Western Australia   Riesling    2016
  • Stargazer 'Coal River Valley' Tasmania   Riesling    2016
  • Jim Barry 'The Florita' Clare Valley   Riesling    2016
  • Helm 'Classic Dry' Canberra District   Riesling    2016
  • Salo Yarra Valley   Chardonnay    2016
  • Xanadu 'Stevens Road' Margaret River   Chardonnay    2015
  • Tyrrell's Wines 'Vat 47' Hunter Valley   Chardonnay    2013
  • Sinapius 'Home Vineyard' Tasmania   Chardonnay    2016
  • Tapanappa 'Tiers Vineyard' Piccadily Valley   Chardonnay    2016
  • Bella Ridge Estate 'Bella Ridge Estate Trebbiano' Swan Valley   Trebbiano    2013
  • Golden Grove Estate, Granite Belt   Vermentino    2016
  • Domaine Simha 'Sanskrit' Clare Valley   Chenin Blanc    2014
  • Jim Barry, Clare Valley   Assyrtiko    2016
  • Thick as Thieves 'The Love Letter' King Valley   Sylvaner Gewürztraminer   2016
  • Lark Hill, Canberra District   Gruner Veltliner    2017
  • Witches Falls Wines 'Wild Ferment' Granite Belt   Garnacha    2016
  • Tyrrell's Wines 'Stevens Single Vineyard' Hunter Valley   Shiraz    2016
  • Joshua Cooper 'The Springs' Heathcote   Syrah    2015
  • Moorilla 'Muse St Matthias Vineyard' Tasmania   Syrah    2014
  • Wynns Coonawarra Estate, Coonawarra   Shiraz    2015
  • La Violetta 'Up!' Great Southern   Shiraz Mataro   2014
  • Cape Mentelle, Margaret River   Zinfandel Shiraz 2015
  • Domaine Simha 'Sanskrit' Tasmania   Gamay    2016
  • Ridgemill Estate 'The Czar' Granite Belt   Saperavi    2014
  • Samuel's Gorge, McLaren Vale   Tempranillo    2016
  • Luke Lambert, Yarra Valley   Nebbiolo    2015
  • Margan, Hunter Valley   Barbera    2015
  • Domaine Simha 'Rama' Tasmania   Pinot Noir    2015


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