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Ao Yun 2016

Bottle - 75 cL

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  • Product Details

    Ao Yun 2016 is a refined example of this modern Chinese maison's signature red wine. Introducing new plantings, grape types and blending and tasting techniques has created a wine that is more balanced and elegant than ever.

    Just 1,816 cases of the 2016 vintage were created – demonstrating the maison's dedication to making only the best wines each year. This smoky red wine has plenty of red fruits and a saline, mineral edge.
  • How to enjoy

    • Service temperature - 16-18°C
    • When to drink - Drink now through 2035
    • Storage advice - Store horizontally in a cool (10-15°C), dark place, and away from vibrations
    • Closure - Cork
    • Health warning - Contains sulphites
    • Alcohol by volume - 15 % Vol.
  • Blend and Origin

    The winemaking team made changes to process for their 2016 release. Using older oak creates a more elegant wine, while letting malolactic fermentation take place in barrels and clay jars helps with a lack of oxygen at high altitudes. As this altitude can effect on how a wine tastes, the team brought taste testing to sea level in Hong Kong, and added syrah (4%) and petit verdot (2%) to the blend of cabernet sauvignon (74%) and cabernet franc (4%).


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