Global Tastings begin in China

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With just weeks to go until the unveiling of the Decanter Asia Wine Awards results, Decanter tastings have begun in over 60 venues around the world, including in three venues across China.

From today, visitors to the Kerry Hotel in Shanghai will be able to taste award-winning wines from the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards as part of Decanter’s Global Tastings programme, in partnership with Enomatic.

All the wines will be served in Enomatic machines, meaning wine-lovers can sample a number of wines without needing to buy the whole bottle.

In addition, wine-lovers in Hong Kong can head to Amo Eno in the IFC Mall, and Sky Lounge at the Sheraton Hotel in Kowloon, where a selection of award-winning wines will be available to taste for the next two weeks.

Later this year, The Decanter Asia Winners' Tastings programme will begin in venues across Asia following the results of the first Decanter Asia Wine Awards.

The Decanter Asia Wine Awards results will be published on DecanterChina.com on 24th October 2012. Full list of Global Tastings venues is available here.

Kerry Hotel

Address: 1388 Hua Mu Road Pudong, Shanghai, China

Wines:

• Bodega Norton, Privada, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon,Merlot, Mendoza 2009 Argentina
• Wynns Coonawarra Estate, 53rd Vintage Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, South Australia 2008 Australia
• Freixenet, Mia, 2010 Spain
• Katnook Estate, Founder's Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, South Australia 2010 Australia
• Château la Nerthe, Clos de Beauvenir, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône 2009 France
• Peter Lehmann, Riesling, Eden Valley, South Australia 2011 Australia
• Robert Mondavi, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 2009 United States
• Robert Mondavi, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California 2009 United States
• Sacred Hill, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2011 New Zealand


Amo Eno

Address: Shop 3027, Podium Level 3, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central Hong Kong

Wines:

• Oddero, Barolo, Piedmont 2007 Italy
• Zenato, Ripassa, Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso, Veneto 2009 Italy
• Tamar Ridge, Devils corner Pinot Noir, Tasmania, Tasmania 2010 Australia
• Archangel, Central Otago 2010 New Zealand
• Bodegas Corral, Don Jacobo, Rioja Reserva 2004 Spain
• Pine Ridge Vineyards, Forefront Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 2009 United States
• Château Ducla, Bordeaux Supérieur, Bordeaux 2008 France
• Leyda, Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Las Brisas, Leyda 2010 Chile
• Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate, Proprietors' Reserve Vidal Icewine, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario 2007 Canada
• Henriot, Blanc de Blancs, Champagne NV France
• La Chablisienne, Fourchaume, Chablis 1er Cru, Burgundy 2010
• Craggy Range, Avery Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Wairau Valley, Marlborough 2011 New Zealand
• Weingut Georg Müller Stiftung, Hattenheimer Heiligenber Riesling Spätlese, Rheingau 2009 Germany


Sky Lounge

Address: Level 18, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

The selected award winning wines available are:

• Wolf Blass, Gold Label Riesling, Adelaide, South Australia 2008 Australia
• Chateau Ste Michelle & Dr Loosen, Eroica Riesling, Columbia Valley, Washington State 2010 United States
• Saint Clair, Pioneer Block Sauvignon Blanc Snap Block 18, Wairau Valley, Marlborough 2011 New Zealand
• Benziger Family, Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County, California 2010 United States
• Yalumba, Viognier, Eden Valley, South Australia 2010 Australia
• Yalumba, The Y Series Viognier, South Australia 2011 Australia
• Royal Tokaji, 6 Puttonyos, Tokaj Aszú 2007 Hungary
• Domaine Laroche, Les Vaudevey, Chablis 1er Cru, Burgundy 2009 France
• Villa Maria, Cellar Selection Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2010 New Zealand
• Hamilton Russell Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Walker Bay 2010 South Africa
• Domaine De La Vougeraie, Les Petits Noizons, Pommard, Burgundy 2010 France
• Château Aussières, Corbières, Languedoc-Roussillon 2009 France
• Masi, Campolongo di Torbe, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto 2006 Italy
• Poliziano, Rosso di Montepulciano, Tuscany 2010 Italy
• Torres, Grans Muralles, Conca de Barberà 2008 Spain
• Trivento, Malbec Reserve, Mendoza 2011 Argentina
• Viñedos de Páganos, La Nieta, Rioja 2008 Spain
• Baron de Ley, Rioja Gran Reserva 2005 Spain
• Yellowtail, Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon, Wrattonbully, South Australia, 2005 Australia
• Benziger Family Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, California 2008 United States
• Casa Marin, Miramar Vineyard Syrah, San Antonio 2009 Chile
• Chateau Ste Michelle, Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State 2009 United States
• Penfolds, RWT Shiraz, Barossa Valley, South Australia 2009 Australia
• Brothers In Arms Vineyards, No.6 Shiraz, Langhorne Creek, South Australia 2008 Australia

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