It’s that time of year again when wine and spirits connoisseurs, distillers and traders from all across the globe gather in Hong Kong for one of Asia’s most anticipated fair in the name of premium vintages and blends. For the twelfth consecutive year of HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, over 1,000 exhibitors from over 20 countries and regions will come together for the special three-day event.
Amongst the countless bottles that will be showcased at the fair, we’ve selected five which excite us the most.
Mars Maltage Cosmo Blended Malt Whisky
The Mars Maltage “Cosmo” Blended Malt Whisky comes from the peak amid mountains surrounding the distillery. This whisky is a blend of single malts distilled and aged in Shinshu with single malts distilled and aged in Scotland. Such fine whisky carries not only the smell of honey and caramel, but also a subtle scent of smoke and ripe fruit. Exhibitor: AF Trade Limited
Anun Icon Blend 2014
The Anun Icon Blend 2014, is the winner of several leading contests, such as IWSC and Decanter. This award-winning wine is a blend of 55% Carménère and 45% Cabernet Franc from selected blocks. It is aged in French oak barrels of first use for 24 months, and is aged again in a bottle for 12 more months.
Exhibitor: Anun Wines
Italian brewery Birrificio Otus Srl produces unique craft beers using exquisite ingredients, excellent craftsmanship, precise calibration and creativity. Of its offering, the Otus LOLIPA is the most widely appreciated and most popular amongst beer lovers.
Exhibitor: Birrificio Otus Srl
Chiyonokame Ginga Tetsudou Daiginjo
The Chiyonokame Ginga Tetsudou Daiginjo from Chiyo-no-kame Sake Brewery is a luxurious sake that is rare one, even in Japan. The essence of this sake comes from its carefully selected pesticide-free rice finely grounded to 40% of its original size is extracted by a special method, fukuro-tsuri (“stringing-up of bags”). Such fine rice is then undergoes 10 years or above of low-temperature ageing to bring such a unique and limited sake.
Exhibitor: Suntime Grand Cellar (Hong Kong) Limited
Champagne Cattier Brut Icône
Champagne house Cattier has a distinguished history of producing champagne for over a century. One of its most reputable bottles is the Champagne Cattier Brut Icône — a pale yellow champagne with an expressive nose of apricots, peach and ripe pear, with fresh fruitiness and ginger aromas in the mouth, together with a fresh red currant finish. Being one of the forerunners of sustainable wine grownig in Champagne, it cultivates its vineyards in an eco-friendly way.
Exhibitor: Wine’s Link Limited
To join us at the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wines & Spirits Fair, register for your ticket here.