Chateau Silk Road Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2016

Silk Road owns three vineyards in Yili. Two are to the east, 20 km from the city of Yining. The third is 50 km west of the city (where flights arrive). This predominant cabernet sauvignon has 3% petit verdot. Deep coloured. Rich blackberry fruit held together by rich, smoky oak tannins. Lots of freshness. Medium-plush bodied. Decant 60 minutes. This is the second vintage of this Xinjiang red. (See also Grapevine).

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