HISTORY OF MIRASSOU WINEMAKING
 California (since 1854)
 America’s oldest winemaking
family
 Six generations of winemak...
MIRASSOU PINOT NOIR
FLAVORS, NOTES, BALANCE
 Fruit forward and
approachable in style
 Has flavors of cherry,
strawberry,...
FLAVORS, NOTES, BALANCE
 On the palate
 Delicious fruits of
raspberry and plum.
 The slightest bit of
dryness accompani...
FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS
 Chicken in Tomato and Olive
Braise Chicken in Tomato &
Olive Braise
Crostini with Figs Spread
 B...
ETHIOPIAN WINES
Most wine drinkers claim that Ethiopia
has the best locally produced wine
between Zimbabwe and North Afric...
HONEY WINE IS MADE
FROM HONEY AND HOPS
 Saba Tej, Axum Tej, Nigest
wine are Honey Wine
 Is a honey wine or mead that
is ...
 The first private venture
in the wine making
business. Castel's
Ethiopian wines -
provision has been made
for reds, whit...
Thank you
for your
attention
Wine Class presentation Rahel Hailu & Sara
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Wine Class presentation Rahel Hailu & Sara

  1. 1. HISTORY OF MIRASSOU WINEMAKING  California (since 1854)  America’s oldest winemaking family  Six generations of winemaking tradition  More than 150 years of winemaking  Eight uniquely expressive wines (pinot noir, sunset red, chardonnay, riesling, pinot grigio, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, sauvignon blanc, moscato)  The warmer temperatures helped the grapes to reach maturity and develop rich flavor characteristics
  2. 2. MIRASSOU PINOT NOIR FLAVORS, NOTES, BALANCE  Fruit forward and approachable in style  Has flavors of cherry, strawberry, and red currant, light vanilla and oak notes.  On the nose, Mirassou Pinot Noir gives forth aromas of earthiness.  A slight whiff of alcohol alongside a pleasant ripe raspberry aroma
  3. 3. FLAVORS, NOTES, BALANCE  On the palate  Delicious fruits of raspberry and plum.  The slightest bit of dryness accompanies a dark flavor of cherry, vanilla, and oak.  The finish is short and round with subtle tannins noted on the tongue.  well balanced with a round, full mouth feel.
  4. 4. FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS  Chicken in Tomato and Olive Braise Chicken in Tomato & Olive Braise Crostini with Figs Spread  Bubbled Brie Crostini with Fig Spread and Bubbled Brie.  Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding
  5. 5. ETHIOPIAN WINES Most wine drinkers claim that Ethiopia has the best locally produced wine between Zimbabwe and North Africa. There are a range of Ethiopian produced wines in the market at reasonable prices.
  6. 6. HONEY WINE IS MADE FROM HONEY AND HOPS  Saba Tej, Axum Tej, Nigest wine are Honey Wine  Is a honey wine or mead that is indigenous to Ethiopia, is produced from pure wild flower honey and exotic hops imported from the Highlands of Ethiopia.  It is produced without any sulfites, preservatives, or artificial coloring. It is a semi- sweet wine with 13.5% alcohol content by volume.  Has the flavor of fruitiness, a nice aroma reminiscent of flowers.
  7. 7.  The first private venture in the wine making business. Castel's Ethiopian wines - provision has been made for reds, whites and rosés  Grape mix are composed of 40% Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Syrah (20%) and Chardonnay (10%),  The weather in Ethiopia is very good for wine, the land can support two harvests in a year.
  8. 8. Thank you for your attention

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