Bourgogne’s Great Whites
The wines and terroirs from Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet are some of Bourgognes most legendary.
But what are their similarities and differences? This WSG Live will explore some of the nuances between Bourgognes most renowned Chardonnay villages to help students better navigate between the three in terms of personality, wine style and terroir.
Presenter: Robin Kick MW
Originally from the Chicago area, Robin is a Master of Wine who is presently based in Lugano, Switzerland, where she works as an independent wine consultant, wine judge, journalist and educator.
Following studies in French and English literature, she changed career paths in 1998 when she left her teaching position at the Universite de Nice to study wine at the BIVB (Bureau Interprofessionel des Vins de Bourgogne) in Beaune, France and the Universite du Vin in Suze-la-Rousse in Frances Rhone Valley.
In the 20+ years of working in the wine business, she has held a number of different positions including wine auction specialist for Christies in Beverly Hills, California and fine wine buyer for a pre-eminent London-based wine merchant with an award-winning Burgundy list.
In 2014, after many years of study and a successful dissertation on whole cluster fermentation in Pinot Noir from the Cote dOr, she became a Master of Wine.
Her main wine passions are Burgundy, Champagne, northern Italy, particularly Piedmont, Switzerland and Jerez.