Matter of Taste Hong Kong - Sunday November 6, 2016

Altaya Celebrating 15th Year Anniversary


Sunday, 06 November 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central


As part of a continual series of exclusive events for RobertParker.com members and guests and on the heels of our sold out events in New York and London earlier this year, we are bringing the 1st edition of Matter of Taste in Hong Kong on Saturday 5th and 6th November 2016.

 

Featuring a selection of over 100 outstanding wines, each rated 90 or more points by Robert Parker Wine Advocate, Matter of Taste Hong Kong WALKABOUT TASTING is an experience that is simply not to be missed!

 

Expert selections will be commented by Wine Advocate Reviewers Neal Martin, Luis Gutierrez, and Mark Squires during MASTERCLASSES and exclusive WINE PAIRING DINNERS featuring various culinary themes.

 

The event will be crowned by the GRANDE FINALE DINNER on Saturday 5th November 2016 at 07:00PM at Tien Yi (Pacific Place), where you will be hosted at a wine maker’s table for a convivial and exciting evening.

 

See further details below for more about these once-in-a-lifetime, fun and interactive experiences. Places are strictly limited for all the events, so please book early!






WALKABOUT TASTING

RUINART MASTERCLASS

DATE: Sunday, 06 November 2016
TIME: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
VENUE: Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central

Price:
Single Day Price: USD 117 (Est. HKD 924)
Two Day Price: Top up USD 66 (Est. HKD 522)

Taste over 100 highly rated wines over 6 hours

This price includes a one year subscription to RobertParker.com worth USD99.

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Book Tickets

Alsace

Domaines Schlumberger
  • RP 92 | 2012 Riesling Grand Cru Kitterle
  • RP 94 | 2010 Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Kitterle

Argentina

Bodega Aleanna
  • RP 98 | 2011 Gran Enemigo Gualtallary Single Vineyard
  • RP 95 | 2011 El Gran Enemigo
  • RP 93 | 2013 El Enemigo Cabernet Franc
  • RP 93 | 2013 El Enemigo Chardonnay
DiamAndes
  • RP 90 | 2013 Grande Reserve Chardonnay
Susana Balbo
  • RP 93 | 2011 Nosotros Single Vineyard Nomade
  • RP 93 | 2013 BenMarco Expresivo
  • RP 92 | 2012 Susana Balbo Signature Brioso
  • RP 93 | 2014 Susana Balbo Signature Torrontés Barrel Fermented

Bordeaux

Chateau Bélair-Monange
  • RP 96 | 2010 Chateau Bélair-Monange
CHATEAU BRANAIRE-DUCRU
  • RP 90 | 2012 CHATEAU BRANAIRE-DUCRU
Château Calon Ségur
  • RP 94+ | 2009 Château Calon Ségur
Chateau Canon
  • RP 94 | 2011 Chateau Canon
  • RP 92+ | 2012 Chateau Canon
Chateau D'Issan
  • RP 95 | 2010 D'Issan
  • RP 95 | 2012 D'Issan
Château Fombrauge
  • RP 92 | 2009 Château Fombrauge
Chateau Gazin Rocquencourt
  • RP 91 | 2012 Gazin Rocquencourt
  • RP 92 | 2012 Gazin Rocquencourt Blanc
Chateau Haut-Bailly
  • RP 96 | 2012 Chateau Haut-Bailly
  • RP 96 | 2008 Chateau Haut-Bailly
Chateau La Fleur-Pétrus
  • RP 97 | 2010 Chateau La Fleur-Pétrus
Château La Tour Carnet
  • RP 92 | 2009 Château La Tour Carnet
  • RP 90-92 | 2013 Château La Tour Carnet Blanc
Château Les Grands Chênes
  • RP 90 | 2009 Château Les Grands Chênes
Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere
  • RP 94 | 2012 Malartic-Lagraviere
  • RP 93 | 2012 Malartic-Lagraviere Blanc
Chateau Pedesclaux
  • RP 91-93 | 2014 Pedesclaux
Chateau Petit Village
  • RP 91 | 2009 Petit Village
Château Phélan Ségur
  • RP 90 | 2009 Château Phélan Ségur
  • RP 90 | 2010 Château Phélan Ségur
Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron
  • RP 98 | 2009 Pichon-Longueville Baron
Chateau Rauzan-Segla
  • RP 93 | 2011 Chateau Rauzan-Segla
  • RP 95+ | 2010 Chateau Rauzan-Segla
CHATEAU SMITH-HAUT-LAFITTE
  • RP 95 | 2012 CHATEAU SMITH-HAUT-LAFITTE
Château Suduiraut
  • RP 98 | 2009 Château Suduiraut
Château Troplong Mondot
  • RP 99 | 2009 Chateau Troplong Mondot
  • RP 90 | 2006 CHATEAU TROPLONG MONDOT
Clos de Sarpe
  • RP 96 | 2000 Clos de Sarpe
  • RP 95 | 2001 Clos de Sarpe
  • RP 90 | 2004 Clos de Sarpe
  • RP 92+ | 2007 Clos de Sarpe
  • RP 88-90 | 2014 Clos de Sarpe
Clos Haut-Peyraguey
  • RP 91-93 | 2013 Clos Haut-Peyraguey

Burgundy

Domaine de l'Arlot
  • RP 90 | 2011 Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Clos St Georges of Forests
Domaine Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier
  • RP 91-93 | 2010 Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
  • RP 91 | 2011 Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Champagne

Pol Roger
  • RP 95 | 2008 Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • RP 92 | NV Réserve Brut
  • RP 94 | 2006 Vintage Brut
  • RP 95+ | 2004 Sir Winston Churchill Brut

France

Domaine de Chevalier
  • RP 92+ | 2012 Domaine de Chevalier Rouge
  • RP 93+ | 2012 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc

Italy

Bellavista
  • RP 92 | 2010 Franciacorta Brut Vendemmia
  • RP 92 | 2010 Franciacorta Brut Rose Vendemmia
  • RP 93 | 2008 Franciacorta Pas Opere Extra Brut Vendemmia
  • RP 90 | 2010 Curtefranca Uccelanda
Bruno Giacosa
  • RP 94 | 2012 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili
Domenico Clerico
  • RP 95 | 2011 Barolo Ciabot Mentin
  • RP 94 | 2010 Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra DOCG
Jermann
  • RP 90 | 2012 Dreams
  • RP 91 | 2012 Red Angel on the Moonlight
Schiopetto
  • RP 90+ | 2013 Collio Friulano
  • RP 91 | 2011 Mario Schiopetto
Siro Pacenti
  • RP 97 | 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva PS
  • RP 95+ | 2007 Brunello di Montalcino PS

New Zealand

Ata Rangi
  • RP 93 | 2013 Pinot Noir
Rippon Vineyard
  • RP 92+ | 2012 Pinot Noir Central Otago
  • RP 90+ | 2013 Riesling

Portugal

Quinta do Noval
  • RP 92 | 2000 Colheita Port

Provence

Miraval
  • RP 91 | 2014 Cotes de Provence Rose

Rhone

Château Beaucastel
  • RP 93 | 2013 Chateauneuf du Pape

Roussillon

Mas de Daumas Gassac
  • RP 93 | 2012 Blanc VDP de l'Herault
  • RP 90 | 2013 IGP Saint Guilhem le Desert Mas de Daumas Gassac

Spain

Bodega Numanthia
  • RP 92 | 2011 Numanthia
  • RP 91 | 2011 Numanthia Termanthia
Pintia
  • RP 94 | 2011 Pintia
Vega Sicilia
  • RP 94 | 2011 Vega Sicilia • Valbuena

USA

Dana Estates
  • RP 92 | 2013 Onda Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • RP 96-99 | 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Lotus Vineyard
Fisher Vineyards
  • RP 91 | 2013 Chardonnay Mountain Estate Vineyard
  • RP 90 | 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Wedding Vineyard
  • RP 93+ | 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Lamb Vineyard
  • RP 91+ | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Mountain Estate Vineyard
Harlan Estate
  • RP 99+ | 2012 Harlan Estate Napa Valley Red Wine
Peter Michael Winery
  • RP 98 | 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Les Pavots
  • RP 93 | 2014 Sauvignon Blanc l'Apres Midi










Walkabout Tasting (For Sat, 5 Nov & Sun, 6 Nov)


Walkabout Tasting (For Sat, 5 Nov & Sun, 6 Nov)

Date: Saturday, 05 November 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Venue: Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central
PRICE: USD 66

  


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Enjoy a Two Day Walkabout Tasting Special Price.

 

Price: USD 183 (Est. HKD 1,446)

 

Saturday, 05 November 2016  & Sunday, 6 November 2016

10:00 AM to 04:00 PM 

MASTERCLASSES

Masterclasses take place at the same venue as the walkabout tasting and concurrently. Masterclass tickets can be purchased by walkabout tasting ticket holders only. For a selected masterclass, the price indicated below is added to the walkabout tasting ticket price in the shopping cart.


CHATEAU TROTANOY VERTICAL MASTERCLASS


CHATEAU TROTANOY VERTICAL MASTERCLASS

DATE: Sunday, 06 November 2016
TIME: 9:30 AM
VENUE: Island Shangri-la (Lushan & Tianshan)
PRICE: USD 78

  


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Pomerol Château Trotanoy is along Château Petrus a "jewel" property of the JP Moueix family, known for its opulent and hedodinistic character. As produced in relatively small quantities its rarity has added to its cult status. A masterclass conducted by Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in Bordeaux wines with the presence of Edouard Moueix of Château Trotanoy.

 

Price: USD 78 (Est. HKD 616)

 

Wines

2010 Trotanoy (RP93-95)
2009 Trotanoy (RP97-100)
2005 Trotanoy (RP98+)
2001 Trotanoy (RP90)
2000 Trotanoy (RP94)
1998 Trotanoy (RP96+)
1990 Trotanoy (RP89)
1989 Trotanoy (RP90)

CHATEAU SMITH HAUT LAFITTE MASTERCLASS


CHATEAU SMITH HAUT LAFITTE MASTERCLASS

DATE: Sunday, 06 November 2016
TIME: 11:15 AM
VENUE: Island Shangri-la (Lushan & Tianshan)
PRICE: USD 47

  


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Pessac-Léognan Château Smith Haut Lafitte has been producing under the helm of the Cathiard family wines of great character. It is one of the only 4 vineyards of Pessac-Léognan, next to the illustrious Haut-Brion, having been awarded the RP100 score, on a vintage which we will have te chance to taste. A masterclass conducted by Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in Bordeaux wines.

Price: USD 47 (Est. HKD 371)


Wines

2000 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP94)
2004 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP93)
2005 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP95)
2009 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP100)
2010 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP98+)
2011 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP94+)
2012 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP95)
2015 Smith Haut Lafitte (RP95-97)

RARE & ICONIC WINES OF COTE DE NUITS MASTERCLASS


RARE &  ICONIC WINES OF COTE DE NUITS MASTERCLASS

DATE: Sunday, 06 November 2016
TIME: 1:00 PM
VENUE: Island Shangri-la (Lushan & Tianshan)
PRICE: USD 91

    


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From the Clos de la Roche of Domaine Dujac to the Romanée-Saint-Vivant of Domaine de l'Arlot, we will have the rare chance to taste next to each other rare and iconic wines which for some were produced in barely a couple of barrels. A masterclass conducted by Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in Burgundy wines.

 

Price: USD 91 (Est. HKD 719)

 

Wines

2013 Domaine de l'Arlot • Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts Saint Georges (RP92-94)

2009 Domaine de l'Arlot • Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts Saint Georges (RP94)

2012 Domaine Dujac • Clos de la Roche Grand Cru (RP94-96)

2012 Domaine Ponsot • Clos de la Roche "Cuvée Vieilles Vignes" Grand Cru (RP96)

2012 Lucien le Moine • Clos de la Roche Grand Cru (RP95-97)

2012  JJ Confuron • Romanee Saint Vivant (RP95-97)

2012 Domaine de l'Arlot • Romanée Saint-Vivant Grand Cru (RP94-96)

 

BEST OF SEÑA AND VIÑEDO CHADWICK MASTERCLASS


BEST OF SEÑA AND VIÑEDO CHADWICK MASTERCLASS

DATE: Sunday, 06 November 2016
TIME: 2:45 PM
VENUE: Island Shangri-la (Lushan & Tianshan)
PRICE: USD 41

  


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Seña was born from the decision of Errazuriz owner Eduardo Chadwick to join force with Robert Mondavi and produce an ultra premium Cabernet blend in the Aconcagua Valley, Chile. With the wines of Viñedo Chadwick from the Maipo Valley, we will enjoy two verticals from the Chadwick collection featuring rare wines which have been likened to the greatest Cabernet of the old world. A masterclass conducted by Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in South American wines.

 

Price: USD 417 (Est. HKD 324)

 

Wines

2013 Seña • Sena (RP96)
2011 Seña • Sena (RP93)
2006 Seña • Sena (RP95)
2004 Seña • Sena (RP93)
2013 Errázuriz • Vinedo Chadwick (RP94)
2008 Errázuriz • Vinedo Chadwick (RP96)
2006 Errázuriz • Vinedo Chadwick (RP97)
2005 Errázuriz • Vinedo Chadwick (RP95)

"LBV" PORTS - LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE WINES MASTERCLASS


"LBV" PORTS - LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE WINES MASTERCLASS

DATE: Sunday, 06 November 2016
TIME: 4:30 PM
VENUE: Island Shangri-la (Lushan & Tianshan)
PRICE: USD 38

  


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Get an insider's view on one of the well known yet often litte understood category of late bottled vintage ports which offers amazing surpises in both quality and value. A masterclass conducted by Mark Squires, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in Portuguese wines and the presence of Tomás Roquette of Quinta do Crasto winery and Jorge Rosas from Ramos Pinto winery.

 

Price: USD 38 (Est. HKD 300)

 

Wines

1927 Ramos Pinto LBV N.A.
2011 Ramos Pinto LBV (RP93)
2011 Quinta do Noval • Unfiltered LBV 
2001 Quinta do Noval • Unfiltered LBV (RP91)
2011 Quinta da Romaneira • Unfiltered LBV 
2005 Quinta da Romaneira • Unfiltered LBV  
1997 Quinta do Crasto • Late Bottled Vintage Port (RP93)
2004 Quinta do Crasto • Late Bottled Vintage Port (RP93)




Dinners

Each dinner ticket includes the ticket to the walkabout tasting on Saturday 5 November 2016 from 10:00am to 04:00pm and a one year subscription to RobertParker.com worth USD99.

 

ICONS OF SPAIN DINNER

ICONS OF SPAIN DINNER


DATE: 04 November, 2016
TIME: 7:00 PM
VENUE: Catalunya, G/F Guardian House Morrison Hill, 32 Oi Kwan Road Wan Chai.
PRICE: USD 229
Price includes Walkabout Tasting Ticket to 5th or 6th Nov worth USD117


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A blockbuster line-up of Spanish iconic wines including an RP100 pointer will take you through Alicante, Rioja, Castilla de Leon, Aragon,...expertly matched by the fine cuisine of chef Pep Casas. A wine pairing dinner conducted by Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in Spanish wines, with the presence of Javier Torres of Matarromera winery and of Cecile Gonzalez of Bruno Prats winery.

 

Price: USD229  (Est. HKD 1,809)

 

Wines

2010 Ibérica Bruno Prats • Alfynal (RP94)

2001 Matarromera • Pagos de Las Solanas (RP95)

2008 Viña Real • Rioja Gran Reserva (RP94)

2009 Emilio Moro • Malleolus de Sancho Martín (RP94)

2005 Mas Doix • Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles (RP98)

2009 Alto Moncayo (P100)

2015 NV González Byass • Fino Cuatro Palmas (RP97)

 

MENU

"Para Picar" To Share

Paletilla Iberica 100% Bellota

"PA AMB Tomaquet"

Crystal Bread with Foie Gras, Figs and Iberico Ham

Razor Clams with Caviar

Ham, Cheese and Truffle "Bikini"

Pulpo "A Feira"

Bombas "Barceloneta"

The Perfect egg

 

Individual Main Course

Traditionnal Suckling Pig "Segovian Style"

Star Anise & Cinnamon Roasted Pineapple

Pan-Fried Padron Peppers

 

Dessert

Cinamon "Xurros"


CHATEAU PICHON LONGUEVILLE  BARON DINNER

CHATEAU PICHON LONGUEVILLE BARON DINNER


DATE: 04 November, 2016
TIME: 7:00 PM
VENUE: Petrus, Level 56, Island-Shangrila Hotel, Pacific Place, Supreme Ct Rd, Central
PRICE: USD 262
Price includes Walkabout Tasting Ticket to 5th or 6th Nov worth USD117


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How could we better reconcile the magic of the left bank and right bank than by having a Pichon Baron dinner at Petrus restaurant? A vertical of Château Pichon Longueville Baron will be crowned by the "drops of gold" of Château Suduiraut. A wine pairing dinner conducted by Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Reviewer and expert in Bordeaux wines, with the presence of Corinne Michot Ilic of Château Pichon Longueville Baron.

 

Price: USD 262 (Est. HKD 2,070)

 

Wines

2012 Pichon-Longueville Baron (RP93)

2010 Pichon-Longueville Baron (RP97+)

2009 Pichon-Longueville Baron (RP98)

2008 Pichon-Longueville Baron (RP95)

2003 Pichon-Longueville Baron (RP94)

2015 Pichon-Longueville Baron (RP96-98)

 

Menu

Bouzigues oyster | Celery, granny smith apple and horseradish

Pork terrine | Mustard sauce and brioche bread

Low temperature cooked organic egg | Octopus, chorizo and potato espuma 

Grilled Brittany mackerel | Onion confit

Lychee, raspberry and lavender

 

 


THE GRANDE FINALE DINNER

THE GRANDE FINALE DINNER


DATE: 05 November, 2016
TIME: 7:00 PM
VENUE: Tien Yi Restaurant, Pacific Place
PRICE: USD 222
Price includes Walkabout Tasting Ticket to 5th or 6th Nov worth USD117


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Many great tastings and wine events end-up with the wine makers staying behind and sharing bottles among friends over a good dinner. The Grande Finale Dinner will be hosted at Tien Yi restaurant, Pacific Place LG1 , in the presence of The Wine Advocate Reviewers Neal Martin expert in Bordeaux and Burgndy wines, Luis Gutierrez, expert in Spanish and Latin American wines, and Mark Squires, expert in Portuguese wines.


Guests will proceed to their table at 7pm. Apart from groups who book a table and apart from the seats reserved by the winemakers and the organisers, this will be a free-seating layout, and the bottles poured by the wine makers will be the surprise!


Stay after the walkabout tasting for The Grande Finale dinner and join a wine maker's table to enjoy a dinner with good wines and good company.

 

Price: USD 222 (Est. HKD 1,754)

 

Menu

Crispy Bean Cured Sheet w/Mushroom Stuffing & Deep Fried Spring Roll w/Veggie
BBQ Suckling Pig
Pan-Fried Garoupa Fillet in Premium Soy Sauce served w/Crispy Rice
Pan-Fried Jumbo Japanese Scallops w/Gravy Sauce
Minced Beef Thick Soup w/Egg White & Chinese Parsley
Roasted Duck in "Peking" Style served w/Pancake
Braised Vermicelli w/Japanese Port Loin & Egg Plant
Chinese Petit Fours
- Deep Fried Purple Sweet Potato Dumpling w/Chream Cheese Stuffing
- Napoleon 2/Chestnut Pastry
- Green Tea Mocha w/Red Bean Paste
- Coconut & orange Pudding


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