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Class 7: New World Model: California


Old World, New World:
Sancerre from the Loire Valley and Sauvignon Blanc from California

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Before you start the tasting:

1. Fill in the top portion of the Tasting Journal.

2. Pull the corks from your two bottles of wine. Pour each wine into a separate glass, filling each glass about 1/3 full.

3. To remember which glass is which, you might want to place the two glasses side-by-side, keeping the Sancerre on the left and the Sauvignon Blanc from California on the right. In each section of the tasting, we'll evaluate the Sancerre first and the Sauvignon Blanc second.

4. Fill in all...

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