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From the rocky foothills of the Himalayas comes a luxury Chinese red wine that challenges convention.
Produced from 314 plots totaling nearly 30 hectares (75 acres) of vineyards in Adong village 2,200 to 2,600 metres high on the foothills of Himalaya close to Mekong River. The first vintage of Ao Yun is vintage 2013.
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon (90%) and Cabernet Franc (10%)
Production: 24,000 bottles
Warmer than average temperatures in 2014 led to an early harvest in the northwest corner of China’s Yunnan province, and grapes developed an excellent concentration and maturity. Winemakers found a balance between freshness and complexity in their second vintage, a blend of 90% cabernet sauvignon and 10% cabernet franc.
Multilayered and complex, the second vintage from Ao Yun captures the terroir of the winery’s stunning location, high in the Himalayan foothills in China’s Yunnan province.Ao Yun winemakers have continued their unique adventure with this blend of cabernet sauvignon and a touch of cabernet franc, finding a balance between fresh minerality and dark sweetness.