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Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Chateau Lafite) Launches its Chinese wine

winenews.it by 04/07/2019  

Debut in September for the Long Dai 2017, produced by Domaine de Long Dai, a winery owned by the French group in Shandong in China

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Long Dai 2017, cousin wine made in China signed by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Chateau Lafite)

The world of wine is increasingly boundless, and while for many China will be the largest market of the future, for many years, especially the French, investing us as a land of production, in perspective, of great wines. And so, after the Ao Yun wine produced in China by the LVMH group, on the shelves already in 2016, on the fine wine market another Chinese label produced by one of the big names in French wine, Domaines Barons de Rothschild, owner is about to arrive of the myth Chateau Lafite: is the Long Dai 2017, produced by Domaine de Long Dai, a Chinese winery owned by the group, in the Shandong region, which will be available for purchase from 19 September 2019.

Wine that comes from the company that today has 30 hectares of vineyards, of which 25 are fully productive, and is a "blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Marselan and Cabernet Franc, collected from a selection of the 360 terraced vineyards planted on the granite soil that we found at the foot of the Qiu Shan Valley, ”explains Olivier Trégoat, director of the group's international estates.

"Our family has been producing wine in Lafite for 150 years, it is in our culture to be patient and take the necessary time before being sure of launching a wine to be proud of. And this Long Dai vintage is the first chapter in a long history of wine producers in China, "said Saskia De Rothschild, daughter of Baron Eric de Rothschild and head of the group.