Tue, Nov 23|
First Growth of the Cape - TASTING or WINE DINNER
TWO EVENT OPTIONS TO ATTEND: @ 4pm | Wine Tasting - $60 The Echo of G. 2013 G. 2014 67 Imizuzu @ 630pm | Private 4G Dinner - $250 4 Course Meal (Menu TBD) Ziraldo Prosecco Goretti Il Moggio IGT Umbria Grechetto 2018 The Echo of G. 2013 G. 2014 67 Imizuzu
Time & Location
Nov 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m.
Toronto, 87 Avenue Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 3R9, Canada
About the Event
In attendance will be winery Principal Vanessa Axt – Export Director
Tasting 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm $60 tasting
Dinner 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm $250 dinner (includes tax & tip)
Tickets purchased from Winehouse Imports website
4 course dinner with 4 wines
Canadian Swordfish Tartare smoked crème fraiche, black fennel, tempura honey mushroom Chestnut Ravioli brown butter, Reggiano, sage AAA Ontario Striploin truffled pommes Anna, roasted maitake mushroom, sherry jus Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle
· Ziraldo Prosecco
· Goretti Il Moggio IGT Umbria Grechetto 2018
· The Echo of G. 2013
· G. 2014 67 Imizuzu
The Echo of G. 2013
Description: THE ECHO OF G. reflects on the new wine crafted by legendary winemaker Denis Dubourdieu together with our residential South African cellar master. Second wine to the ‘First Growth of the Cape’, this œuvre enjoys the same uncompromised quality as G. – and is ultimately born during blending.
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc; selected from 10 different vineyards across the Western Cape area. Harvest Extreme care is applied to the picking and selection of grapes. Handpicked in small portions, they are carefully destemmed and meticulously sorted twice by expert hands. Maturation 22 months in mostly new French oak barrels from seven different talented cooperages, thus integrating the rich tannins and adding complexity to the wine. Tasting notes Immensely deep, dark fruit of plum jam, black cherries, blackberry, cassis, rich bitter chocolate, and hints of ripe Caribbean vanilla and tobacco. Voluptuous approach on the palate with marvelously juicy body and impressive depth. Exceptionally velvety texture with caressing tannins. Noble dark berry fruit of mulberry jelly, a subtle smoky touch, and hints of cocoa. Marvelously integrated and densely knit together with remarkably ripe acidity structure and a subtly sweetish fruit profile. Powerful length and impressive volume in the finish. Exceptionally velvety texture with caressing tannins. Noble dark berry fruit of mulberry jelly, a subtle smoky touch, and hints of cocoa.
Winery: 4G Wine Estate (South Africa)
G. 2014 67 Imizuzu
Description: Legendary winemaker Denis Dubourdieu teams up again with our residential South African cellar master to create the ‘First Growth of the Cape’. Uncompromised quality is the Leitmotiv for this wine that is determined to set new standards – with a strict limitation of 5105 bottles.
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Petit Verdot; selected from six different vineyards across the Western Cape area. Harvest Extreme care and intensive selection. Grapes are handpicked in small batches, carefully hand destemmed and meticulously sorted twice prior to gentle manual crushing. Maturation 18 months in mostly new French oak barrels from seven different cooperages. Deep purple with an opaque black core. Exceptional tight knit bouquet of black cherries, dark forest berries, cassis, sloe cordial, hints of oriental spices, liquorice, black olives, truff les, mocha, and underbrush. Overwhelming richness on the palate but transparently fanned-out and perfectly balanced by a subtle acidity. A marvellously fine-grained and velvety tannin coats the impressive body. The multi-layered aroma of tart dark berries, damson and sloe evolves; backed by a striking minearality with hints of cigar box, pencil shavings, and iodine. Subtle warmth in the extremely long lasting finish. Captivating personality and impressive presence, but without any aggressiveness.