Chasselas: a Swiss terroir revealer

10 May 2019 , 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  | London


This event will be hosted by IMW Supporter Swiss Wine and will showcase the subtleties of Swiss terroirs.

Sommelier Michele Caimotto will present three pairs of Chasselas wines produced in three different regional terroirs on behalf of Swiss Wine: Valais, Vaud and the Three Lakes; followed by a vertical tasting of two Chasselas wines from two reputed winemakers over three vintages: 2001, 2010 and 2016.

Chasselas is a defining white grape for Switzerland as it represents a quarter of its total production. José Vouillamoz, ampelographer and co-author of Wine Grapes writes, “Chasselas is an icon for French-speaking Switzerland, Chasselas is a very old variety originating in the Lemanic Arc (north of Lake Geneva), where it was already known under the name of Fendant in the 17th century.”

Location: IMW HQ, 6 Riverlight Quay, London SW11 8EA
Date: Friday 10 May, 2019
Time: 1000-1200

Capacity: 15 places available

Ticket prices (inclusive of VAT)
MW tickets £20
MW student tickets £25
General public tickets £30

Swiss Wine will also be hosting Switzerland and its rare and defining grapes at the IMW in the afternoon.

Payment instructions
1. Go to the IMW payment page
2. In the 'Invoice Number' and 'Confirm Invoice Number' fields, insert your FULL NAME followed by the invoice reference SWISS-01 (e.g. JANE SMYTHE SWISS-01)
3. In the 'Payment Description' field, enter the name(s) of the person(s) attending
4. In the 'Enter amount' field, please add the total amount payable (if you are purchasing multiple tickets enter the total amount for all tickets)
5. Complete the personal details and proceed to checkout

 

 

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