Understanding Port, hosted by Peter Ficklin
Friday, May 1
Time: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Address & Location:
Ficklin Vineyards, 30246 Avenue 7 1/2, Madera, CA Latitude: 36.857819, Longitude: -119.997152.
Phone: (559) 661-0075
Email: [email protected]
Details: Winemaker Peter Ficklin begins this Port series with introductions of Ficklin Vineyards most-awarded Ports. Join him to review OldVine Tinta, Aged 10-Years Tawny, and a Vintage as he discusses flavors and processes. Learn what differentiates styles and identify your favorites. Peter will provide an overview of how Port differs from other wines through blending, fortification, and aging. Relax with his approachable style and discuss silky and velvety textures, fruit, spice, brightness, and warmth. Purchase samples in advance for this rare experience to taste with Peter, a recipient of California State Fair's Lifetime Achievement Award. Questions accepted following presentation.