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    Mövenpick Wine Fair 2017

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    I had a chance to learn more about wine from over 45 international wine producers, as well as to taste, analyze and purchase favourite wine. Also, I could share my experience with other wine lovers in a cosy and relaxing atmosphere. For all newbies like me, it was a great opportunity to explore the world of wine, talk directly with wine producers and get first-hand advise.

    Good to know:

    • Dates: October 21 – 22, 2017.
    • Location: Papiersaal, Sihlcity, Zurich.
    • Tickets: CHF 25.00 per person (incl. Catalog).
    • All guests could benefit from special offers and additional 10% discount.
    • More information about Mövenpick Wine Fair you may find on the official website.

    I want to share my discoveries and interesting details about well-known wineries.

    Château de Pouilly

    Château de Pouilly is located in the middle of the Pouilly-Fuissé region in Burgundy in the central France. Chardonnay is the only type of grape in the region. For that reason, Château de Pouilly produces only white wine in first-rate quality. The Château was built in 1551 and still remains to be a family business.

    My choice:

    • Château Pouilly Cuvée 1551, 2012

    The wine has a golden yellow colour, fresh and fruity taste with the notes of vanilla and honey.

    Grape varieties: 100% Chardonnay.
    Maturity: 10 years.

    Borie-Manoux, Bordeaux

    Borie-Manoux was founded in 1870. It’s one of the biggest family owned French winery and wine retailing groups. The company is well-known all over the world for its exceptional quality Bordeaux wine. Borie-Manoux has a lot of properties, like Château Batailley, Château Lynch-Moussas, Château Trotte Vieille, Château du Domaine de l’Eglise, Château Haut-Madrac and others.

    My choice:

    • Château Batailley, a 5th Grand Cru Classé, 2012

    Château Batailley is one of the oldest estates in Pauillac (Médoc region). The wine is intensive, it has dark ruby colour and a very good structure.

    Grape varieties: 70% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 3% Cabernet-Franc, 2% Petit-Verdot.
    Maturity: 40 years.

    • Château Trotte Vieille 1er Grand-Cru Classé “B” AOC Saint-Emilion, 2011 and 2012

    This Château is one of the oldest estates in Saint-Emilion. Wine has an intensive taste and known for its freshness and length. Incredible fact is that Château has some of the oldest grapevines of Bordeaux, as some of these are pre-Phylloxera, and thus more than 140 years old.

    Grape varieties: 55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet-Franc, 5% Cabernet-Sauvignon.
    Maturity: 47 years.

    Frescobaldi, Tuscany, Italy

    Frescobaldi is a renowned family owned Italian winery with over 700 years of wine history. The company has 6 estates: Nipozzano Estate, Pomino Estate, Castelgiocondo Estate, Castiglioni Estate, Ammiraglia Estate, Remole.

    My choice:

    • Nipozzano Vecchie Viti, Chianti Rufina Riserva DOCG, 2012

    Grape varieties: Sangiovese and complementary varieties (Malvasia nera, Colorino, Canaiolo)

    • Mormoreto, Toscana, IGT, 2013

    Grape varieties: Largely Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Sangiovese, with a touch of Petit Verdot.

    Planeta, Sicily, Italy

    Planeta is Italian family-owned company, located in Sicily. The family has long traditions in making excellent quality wine and olive oil. There are five regions in Sicily, where today the family produces their wine: Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Etna, Capo Milazzo.

    My choice:

    • Burdese, Sicilia IGT, 2011 

    It is a red wine of great strength, complexity and balance, produced in limited quantities from selected vineyards.

    Grape varieties: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc.
    Maturity: 10-12 years.

    In Switzerland, you may check and purchase these wines on the Mövenpick official website.

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    Yuliia Caliskan
    Yuliia Caliskan
    As someone deeply immersed in the marketing and PR industry, my journey has led me to the Content and Publication Director position at MonAme Magazine. Our magazine is dedicated to promoting sustainable travel, culinary excellence, and an active lifestyle. During my earlier professional years, I had chosen to become a medical doctor specialising in Dermatology. Even today, I remain passionate about the latest advancements in dermatology and cosmetology. My professional path has also taken me to the role of Communications Manager at a medical NGO, where I found immense fulfilment in contributing to the community dedicated to improving the lives of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. My diverse experiences fuel my motivation to make a positive impact and share inspiration for sustainable lifestyle.

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