Sweet Bordeaux in China
Sweet Bordeaux in China

October 28, 2016

Sweet Bordeaux in Hong Kong: sweet and fruity wines, chocolate and canapés

The Sweet Bordeaux winemakers are currently on tour in Hong Kong and mainland China. Until 30th October, they will participate in the Wine and Dine Festival in Hong Kong before flying to Beijing, Wuhan and Yichang.

Sweet Bordeaux in China

Before the Wine and Dine Festival, they organized a tasting at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong.

Sweet Bordeaux in China

Over 50 enthusiasts of the Bordeaux sweet and fruity wines were present to discover the diversity of the Sweet Bordeaux appellations. (Link to the appellations page)

Sweet Bordeaux in China

They could enjoy some Sauternes, Barsac, Sainte-Croix-du-Mont, Loupiac, Cadillac and Premières Côtes de Bordeaux wines, while meeting the winemakers.

Sweet Bordeaux in China

To accompany the wines and enhance their sweetness and aroma, canapés had been prepared. The guests were able to pair the Bordeaux sweet wines with foie gras, Roquefort cheese, calamari or pork belly.

Sweet Bordeaux in China

Finally, the guests enjoyed an amazing last pairing, with Valrhona chocolates. Sweet Bordeaux wines go particularly well with all kinds of chocolates, the freshness and the sweetness of the Sweet Bordeaux wines highlight the smoothness and character of cocoa.