ABOUT SOUTH AFRICAN WINES CLASS

EVENT DATE
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Sat. February 24, 2018

EVENT LOCATION
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Eat. Drink. Americano
923 E 3rd St East 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

EVENT TIMES
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3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION
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South Africa is making a combination of great values and brilliant examples. Varietal correct, terror influenced wines that are authentic, inspired and offer some real character. Dollar for dollar you will not believe the value proposition. Come and learn about South Africa wine - about the unique areas - the varietals - the style - the fruit orientation of new world and the markers of a world renown cool climate.... the best of all worlds. Class will be accompanied by a South African inspired small plate of meat pie, cheese, hummus, and vegetables. 

 
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HOSTED BY

CHRISTOPHER LAVIN - advanced sommelier

Hosted by Christopher Lavin of Broadbent Selections. Those of us in LA better know Chris as the passionate Wine Director from XIV on Sunset with Michael Mina or for his time running one of the best wine programs in Long Beach. An Advanced Sommelier, Certified Specialist of Wine, Certified Wine Educator to name a few, Chris is a regular speaker/educator at numerous events and this subject matter is Chris’ specialty. Broadbent Selections South African portfolio is considered to be one of the most exciting and has taken Chris down to the Western Cape numerous times including earlier this year.  He is considered an authority on what has been happening in the South African wine trade over the last 20 years.



SOUTH AFRICAN WINE LIST


WILD WHITES

SOME OF THE GREATEST WINE VALUES IN THE WORLD

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Graham Beck Blanc de Blancs, Robertson, 2012



Cape Point “Estate” Sauvignon Blanc 2016



Secateurs Chenin Blanc, Swartland, 2016



Beaumont Chenin Blanc, Bot River, 2017



Savage White, Western Cape 2014



AA Badenhorst Family White, Swartland 2015



DeWetshof “Limestone” Chardonnay, Robertson 2017



DeWetshof “Lesca” Chardonnay, Robertson 2014

PINOTAGE & BEYOND

RED WINES WITH PINAGE, FLARE, & HISTORCIAL SIGNIFICANCE
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Warwick “First Lady” Rose 2017



Delaire Graff Botmaskop 2015



Hamilton Russell Vineyards Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Pinot Noir, Walker Bay, 2016



Beaumont Pinotage, Bot River 2015



Simonsig Redhill Pinotage, Stellenbosch, 2014



Warwick “Old Bush Vines” Pinotage 2014



Kanonkop Pinotage, Stellenbosch, 2015



Botanica 'Arboretum', Stellenbosch, NV



Black Rhino Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Cape, 2015



Mulderbosch 'Faithful Hound' Red, Stellenbosch, 2014



Meerlust Rubicon, Stellenbosch, 2014


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