Cabernet Sauvignon Masterclass
Ticket Price: $89
Wednesday, Nov 8 6:30 PM

Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely cultivated red wine grape globally. It is prized for its strongly defined varietal character, quality potential, and age ability. This session will explore the most significant regional expressions with wines from Bordeaux’s left bank, Napa Valley, Colchagua Chile, Tuscany, Stellenbosch South Africa, and Margaret River Australia. Uncover cover Cabernet Sauvignon’s innate attributes such as color, aroma, flavor, and structural elements of acid, tannin, phenolics, and alcohol. Learn about this international varietal’s requisite growing conditions and lay the foundations to unlock the different types of wines this grape creates around the world. This tasting will showcase key differences in climate and winemaking practices and how they impact the flavors of the Cabernet Sauvignon in your glass.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with WSET Instructor, Anne Cox.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine.
  • 6Tasting pours of Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • The key viticultural attributes of Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Appreciate how varied vineyard conditions and winery decisions in each focus region express themselves in the glass.
  • How land and human factors affect the flavors of a Cabernet Sauvignon.>
  • Understand the styles Cabernet Sauvignon and what to expect from regions where it is grown.
  • Back pocket knowledge for buying Cabernet Sauvignon.

Level: Beginner
Style: Guided Wine Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine classes NYC, Unique event NYC, Wine tasting class

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“This is my second class, and I have already signed up for more. It's a great way to try and learn about new wines, and the instructors are very knowledgeable.”