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Normandin Mercier Cognac Masterclass With Edouard Normandin

16/05/2017

For five generations since 1872, Normandin Mercier have been aging and bottling cognacs of exceptional value from across the famous French region.

Sourcing grapes and spirit from those grapes from vineyards across Grande and Petite Champagne, Normandin Mercier have stringent controls across the whole process – the original vine growth, grape quality, wine quality, exactness of the distillation, wood management, the aging process and the work of the cellars.

It’s a proud, if daunting, history to be a part of by on the outskirts of La Rochelle, Edouard Normandin continues those traditions with their traditional cellars nearby.

This June Normandin will visit The Oak Barrel to present a number of cognacs and products that bear his family’s proud name. We’ll go through aged expressions from both the Grande and Petit Champagne regions, as well as the renowned La Peraudiere expression and a 20-year-old Gran Champagne. The Pineau aperitifs will also be on show.

This masterclass will not only be a flavour journey into the Normandin Mercier house, but a showcase of cognac regions and the style as well.

Tickets are strictly limited.

We will be trying:

Normandin Mercier Pineau Blanc
Normandin Mercier Pineau Rouge
Normandin Mercier Congnac Fine Petit Champagne VSOP 12-Year-Old
Normandin Mercier Vielle Fine Champagne 15-Year-Old
Normandin Mercier Cognac La Peraudiere
Normandin Mercier Grande Champagne XO Carafe 20 Years

WHAT: Normandin Mercier Cognac Masterclass
WHERE: The Oak Barrel, 152 Elizabeth St, Sydney 2000
WHEN: Tuesday 6 June, 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start
PRICE: Members $25 / Guest $35
TICKETS: [MEMBERS] / [GUESTS]

Tickets are non-refundable or exchangeable, so please make sure to check your dates before booking. Whiskies subject to change without notice due to unforeseen cincumstances.

Scott Fitzsimons