Home / Tag Archives: Chinese Wine

Tag Archives: Chinese Wine

Chateau Zhongfei Caring Nature Shiraz 2016  

Chateau Zhongfei first planted grapes on the vast Yanqi Basin in the Gobi Desert in 2009. The organic vineyard at the foot of the Tianshan Mountains has transformed the barren dessert into a grape oasis comprising 263 hectares. This does not include 6 ha planted for producing table grapes. Zhongfei has the largest plantings of …

Read More »

Helanhong Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

This Ningxia Helan Mountain cabernet is fully evolved. The capsicum green peppery fruit is laced with vanilla sweetness from the oak. Medium-bodied and fresh. Enjoyable on its own and with roast meat including chicken, duck, goose, beef and lamb.

Read More »

Domaine Chandon Brut

This Chinese sparkling is part of the Moet Hennessy Group, itself part of LVMH, the French luxury giant. Methode Traditionnelle refers to the bubbles being created inside the bottle during the secondary fermentation, the same way champagne is made. My last visit to the winery in Ningxia was three years …

Read More »