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Médoc葡萄酒的多樣性 The diversity of Médoc Wines

Médoc葡萄酒的多樣性 The diversity of Médoc Wines Médoc是波爾多葡萄酒的精華所在,它常常予人威嚴和權力的印象,但Médoc就只有這樣的葡萄酒嗎? Médoc位於Gironde河口的左邊,就是大家常常聽到的波爾多左岸,河水有助調節當地氣候,延長葡萄的生長週期。而不同類型的土壤和葡萄品種也影響著葡萄酒的最終風味。這次我們以水陸兩路去檢視一下水、土壤和葡萄的多樣性來看看這些appellation d’originecontrôlée法定產區(AOC)之間的差異。 Médoc is the essence of Bordeaux wines. It has been portrayed with the image of majesty and power but is this true for the whole of Médoc? Médoc is located on the left of the Gironde estuary hence the name Left Bank Bordeaux, where the water helps [...]

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遊「酒」波爾多市 Wine and Dine in the City of Bordeaux

波爾多以其著名的酒莊聞名於世,各地的葡萄酒愛好者都希望有機會到此一遊。感謝Medoc Wine Council,讓我有機會在今年秋天到波爾多參觀。趁著前往鄉郊的葡萄園之前,花一天在波爾多市吃喝玩樂! Bordeaux is world famous for its prestigious chateaus and many wine lovers around the globe would love to have the opportunity to visit this wine region. This autumn I had the chance to go to Bordeaux thanks to the Medoc Wine Council. Here is what you can do in the city with [...]

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純美 Pure Chablis

Date December 15, 2015 Comment No Comments

純美 Pure Chablis

Chardonnay is a favorite grape for many wine lovers and if there is one place in this world that is uniquely Chardonnay then it would have to be the Chablis region of France.  As this region only produces Chardonnay, the dedication, which growers put into this single grape, is admirable. I have always found wines [...]

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Quinta do Vale Meão: 杜羅河上游的瑰寶 A treasure of Douro Superior

Quinta do Vale Meão酒莊是Douro Boys的一分子,Douro Boys由五家著名酒莊組成,共同推廣Douro區的葡萄酒。Quinta do Vale Meão位於杜羅河上游 (Douro Superior),是Douro產區最內陸的地區。正是這種特殊的位置,特顯他的與眾不同。杜羅河上游的內陸位置在地域上更接近西班牙邊境,葡萄樹生長在溫差大及雨量少的環境,迫使葡萄樹更努力地生長葡萄。大部分的葡萄樹都種植在崎嶇的山丘上,土壤包括片岩,花崗岩和沖積礫石。不同的葡萄品種都種植在這個地區,包括:Touriga Nacional,、Tinta Roriz、 Touriga Franca、 Tinta Amarela、 Tinta Barroca 和 Tinto Cão。每一葡萄品種貢獻它的特性,使葡萄酒最終能成為一個完整的產品。 Quinta do Vale Meão is part of the Douro boys, one of five leading wineries in the Douro Valley. They promote the wines of the Douro region. This Quinta is located at Upper [...]

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Luis Pato: Bairrada 的奇才 The Genius from Bairrada

Luis Pato是Bairrada地區的一個充滿熱情和才華的釀酒師。Luis能馴服這地區的黑葡萄Baga,其高單寧及高酸度如果處理不好,可會釀出又酸又硬,而不被欣賞的葡萄酒。1980年是他生產的第一個年份,時至今日仍非常好喝,酒香四溢,口感成熟而同時保持清爽的酸度。Luis也擅長運用Bical葡萄來釀造出值得陳年的濃厚白酒Vinha Formal。 Luis Pato is a passionate and able winemaker in the Bairrada region. Luis has been able to tame the red Baga grape of this region, a variety that is high in tannin and acid and if not handled well, could produce wines that are too harsh to be appreciated. His first vintage [...]

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澳洲酒的多樣性 The Diversity of Australian Wines

澳洲酒可能是你葡萄酒旅程裡的第一瓶新世界葡萄酒。我們可能熟悉南澳的Shiraz紅酒,但澳洲其實還有不同風格的Shiraz。其他品種如Chardonnay、Semillon、Riesling、Cabernet Sauvignon、 Grenache 和 Pinot Noir,也能在這裡釀製出豐富及多樣化的葡萄酒。 Australian wines could possibly be one of the first New World Wines that you have tried in your journey of wine. We might be familiar with the Shiraz from South Australia but there is much more than one style of Shiraz from Australia. Other varieties like Chardonnay, Semillon, Riesling, [...]

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西班牙的傳統與現代化 Spain’s Tradition and Modernization

隨著西班牙釀酒業的現代化,各地的葡萄酒正在不斷轉變。她們的活化及實驗帶領整個葡萄酒行業向前,並不斷改善葡萄酒的質量。縱然經歷了許多變更,但很高興看到葡萄酒的傳統仍然保存著。 Spanish wines are in a state of change, with modernization taking place across the country. Such revitalization and experimentation is moving the industry forward and the quality of wines are improving. It is good to see that their traditions are being preserved during this period. 雖然越來越少人喝加烈酒,但必需強調的是,西班牙的 Sherry (雪莉酒) 仍然是最獨特的加烈酒之一。大家不妨一試她不同的風格,從全乾到濃甜都試一試。 Although the world is drinking [...]

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