The Two Banks

Epiphany 2020

Picture of The Two Banks

A tasting of six outstanding Bordeaux wines, led by guest speaker William Gee, member of the East India Club Wine Committee.

The tasting, beginning with a Champagne reception, took members and guests on a tour of the Bordeaux region with its famous river dividing the region into 'Two Banks' of the river. It was an immersive presentation held in the Birley Room, covering climate, soil, methods and how to taste and identify characteristics of each truly outstanding wine.

Wine List:

  • Château Corbin 2016, Montagne St Emilion
  • Château Olivier 2008, Pessac-Léognan
  • Château d'Armailhac 2005, Pauillac
  • Château Lafon-Rochet 2009, St-Estèphe
  • Château Les Hauts Conseillants 2008, Lalande de Pomerol
  • Château de Malle 2009, Sauternes

William Gee speaking at the tasting