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Tiansai Skyline of Gobi Brandy

Mid-gold. Nutty, dried cooked orange peel, cinnamon and spice. Gently sweet. Smooth, rich, and round. Very Cognac-like. Produced from the marc of chardonnay and riesling of the 2013 vintage. 41% in alcohol.  JIANG Yanjun started as winemaker at Tiansai in 2013. Apart from wine, he also makes a brandy which …

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AQUA Collection Ambre Brandy

Light, bright gold. The nose is a burst of citrus peel, quince, star anise, soft vanilla, and the lingering notes of small yellow flowers. Incredibly, this is only 3 years old. The smoothness and gentle sweetness will have you think that it is more mature. Not that it matters – …

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