The dark-skinned Mavrotgrano, meaning ‘black crisp’, was once almost extinct and now occupying just 2% of the vineyard area on the Greek island of Santorini.
‘Bull’s eye’, the literal meaning of Öküzgözü, is a key Turkish variety well suited to the growing demand for lighter, more refreshing, characterful reds, best when any oak influence is a sleight of hand.
This old, dark-skinned variety, a grandparent of Carmenère, goes by many names (Braucol, Fer Servadou, Hère, Mansois, Pinenc) and is most commonly associated with southwest France and appellations such as Marcillac, Gaillac, Madiran and
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Profile of the Asia Red Regional Trophy winner at Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015.
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Top wine experts from across Asia are joined by new forces including vice chair professor LI Demei to judge for the fourth edition of Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) in Hong Kong.