Tutored Wine Tasting and Supper – Thurs 30th April 2015

The latest in our series of wine tastings and suppers with Tim Hart in Hart’s Upstairs.

Wines from California and Washington State

Harts Upstairs Tasting and Supper hosted by Tim Hart and Dominique Baduel
Thursday April 30th

This tasting follows a series of tastings held at Hambleton Hall designed to develop and update the Hambleton Hall wine list. California is understandably somewhat neglected by English wine lovers at present because a strong dollar and enthusiastic and affluent home market make it inevitable that
Californians best wines are fully priced.
Style has evolved, as we found in our Australian tasting, and this part of the New World is also fully signed up to the move towards less sugar, less alcohol and more European style.
The wines chosen, as it happens, do not feature Napa, but we have found a wonderful Bordeaux blend from Washington state and a few wines that convinced us that to ignore California would be to miss a lot of joy and individuality.

Tasting Wines

2012 Birichino Malvasia Blanca Monterey
2012 Qupé Viognier Chardonnay
2012 Au Bon Climat Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County
2011 Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir Santa Maria
2011 Qupé Central Coast Syrah
2009 Bonny Doon Vineyard Cigare Volant
2012 Ridge Lytton Springs
2010 Andrew Will Sorella Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State


Seared tuna with avocado, new potatoes & coriander, guacamole
2012 Birichino Malvasia Blanca Monterey

Roast chicken breast, barbecued beans, sprouting broccoli, sweetcorn & chilli relish
2011 Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir Santa Maria

Baked Colwick cheesecake, stewed cherries


Why not buy a Hart’s gift voucher – these can be for any amount or for any Hart’s event. 

To make a booking telephone: 0115 9881900 or email ask@hartsnottingham.co.uk

Please note seating is ideally on shared tables of 8. Please let us know on booking if you have any seating preferences or dietary requirements.

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For a guest review of one of our  Tutored Wine Tastings please click here.

All allergen information is contained within the Restaurant Allergen menu.  Please call 0115 9881900 and talk to the Restaurant Manager who will be able to provide this information for you.


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