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Silver Heights Emma Reserve 2018

Silver Heights Emma Reserve 2018

Character: Full-bodied

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

ABV: 15.0%

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Varietal Composition 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

• 100% organically grown grapes.
• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Cold maceration, temperature controlled fermentation. • Aged in 100% French new oak barrels for 24 months.
• Lees racking. Filtered by traditional Bordeaux methods topreserve complexity.

Tasting Notes
It is a great wine comparable to Bordeaux Grand Crus. Blackberry, mulberry, dry apricot along with baked pine on the nose. On the palate, hawthorn like acidity and full body are the frst characters to be discovered. On the second sip, ripe tannins are companioned with spices such as clove, fennel and pepper. Te wine shows some profoundly alluring Prize characters. 

Food Pairing 
Spanish ham; ribeye steak; Yanchi grilled lamb chops; cantonese style roasted goose; yunnan mushroom soup.

Technical Data
Residual sugars 4 g/L
Production 2,000
Alcoholic degree 15% 
Total acidity 6.2 g/L 
Dry extract 30 g/L 
pH 3.64

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About this wine/region/producer

Most of China’s vineyards lie just north of the Yangtze river. Around 80 per cent of China’s wine growers overall are dedicated to bordeaux-style red wines, and cabernet sauvignon is the predominant grape (China has the largest planting area of cabernet sauvignon vines in the world). You’ll also find pinot noir, muscat hamburg, and grape crossbreeds – made when growers deliberately cross two grape species – such as marselan, a blend of cabernet sauvignon and grenache.