Explore Terroir with Burgundy Geologist
Françoise Vannier-Petit
A Study of Chablis and Meursault
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Pier Sixty - Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011


Françoise Vannier-Petit, a geologist known for her unique research into the subsoils of Burgundy's most hallowed crus, will lead a discussion on the terroirs of Burgundy, recently deemed a UNESCO World heritage site. Guests will share a glass of Chablis and Meursault while Françoise explores the differences in soil, exposure and slopes of these two appellations. She will dig deep in an attempt to demystify how the varying elements in each unique terroir affect the characteristics in a wine.

Domaine Jean-Marc Brocard, Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux 2010 en magnum
Bouchard Père & Fils, Meursault 1er Cru Genevrières 2012