Grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz, Zinfandel for red and Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio for white are very common which can be found in Greater China area. Those grape varieties of Mencia or Gadello we imported can only found at specified-region in Spain. Its low production but in high quality on their artful wine making.
Best serving temperature at 15-17ºC for red & 12-14ºC for white.
Probably not. The unpleasant taste that you detect in a bottle of wine that has been open for more than a day or two is due to the process of oxidation.
The fact of decanting is that the wine in contact with air. As the contact area of the wine with oxygen / time, boosting the wine aroma and also soften the tannins and create supple mouthfeel. Basically, it taste sour and strong tannins is normal if drink immediately after bottle opened. It needs air enter into the bottle, then the wine undergoes oxidation at a time exudes the aroma and wine taste in multilevel . We made a lot of test and found best decanting time for our red wine at 30-45 minutes for the best.
Wine Advocate / Robert Parker – Robert Parker’s rating system employs a 50-100 point quality scale (Parker PointsR). It is my belief that the various twenty (20) point rating systems do not provide enough flexibility and often result in compressed and inflated wine ratings.
The Wine Advocate takes a hard, very critical look at wine, since I would prefer to underestimate the wine’s quality than to overestimate it. The numerical ratings are utilized only to enhance and complement the thorough tasting notes, which are my primary means of communicating my judgments to you
An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character displaying all the attributes expected of a classic wine of its variety. Wines of this caliber are worth a special effort to find, purchase, and consume.
An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these are terrific wines.
A barely above average to very good wine displaying various degrees of finesse and flavor as well as character with no noticeable flaws.
An average wine with little distinction except that it is a soundly made. In essence, a straightforward, innocuous wine.
A below average wine containing noticeable deficiencies, such as excessive acidity and/or tannin, an absence of flavor, or possibly dirty aromas or flavors.
A wine deemed to be unacceptable.
Wine Spectator – Our tasters review wines on the following 100-point scale: