Bacchus Wine Tasting: Red vs Red

5.30PM Thu 27 Aug 2020
QAG | Watermall | Sold Out

After sold out events in February and July, Brenton Jull, Sommelier and Bacchus Wine Merchant Queensland State Sales Manager returns to the Gallery to put three red wine varietals from Australia and abroad head to head, in the ultimate tasting showdown.

Sitting under the glow of Ai Weiwei’s Boomerang 2006 in the iconic Queensland Art Gallery Watermall, you‘ll be guided through a total of six red wines from a selection of award-winning wineries from Australia, Argentina, Italy and France.

Each wine will be paired with a delicate snack celebrating seasonal local ingredients designed by QAGOMA Head Chef, Aaron Holt.

Limited tickets still available: phone (07) 3840 7278 during business hours / $145 Members / $160 Members’ guests / Includes 75ml pours of the six feature wines, accompanied by six snacks (three plates each with two snacks)
To comply with social distancing measures capacity at this event is strictly limited / We have increased cleaning frequency, handwashing and sanitiser facilities, and introduced distance markers for queuing / We require your name and contact details, as well as your guest's, when booking to support contact tracing.

CUSTOM MENU: RED VS RED

ROUND 1: GRENACHE
Australia Vs France

Gochujang glazed cauliflower (v)
Paired with
2018 XO Wine Co., Grenache, McLaren Vale, South Australia

Patagonian toothfish cooked over coals, Umeboshi jam (df, gf)
Paired with
2018 Lunar Apogé Zero (zero Sulphur), Côtes-du-Rhône, France

ROUND 2: NERO D’AVOLA
Australia Vs Italy
Shio-koji Quail, Asazuke pickles, Nashi pear (gf)
Paired with
2019 Rouleur, “RONDA,” Nero d’Avola, , McLaren Vale, South Australia

Smoked lamb belly, blackberry compote (gf,df)
Paired with
2015 Boccantino Nero d’Avola, Sicily, Italy

ROUND 3: MALBEC
Australia Vs Argentina

Torched duck ham, beetroot, fennel (df,gf)
Paired with
2018 Hither & Yon, Malbec, McLaren Vale, South Australia

Wagyu strip-loin, leek, pumpkin, cured egg yolk (gf)
Paired with
2018 Jed Wines Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina