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14 (Sat) Sep – 3 (Thur) Oct 2019@ Harbour City, ifc mall & New Town Plaza stores20 (Fri) Sep – 3 (Thur) Oct 2019@ Times Square atrium
In the wine world, each wine-producing region has its own unique characteristics. city'super is proud to introduce the following wines from a variety of wineries, some with long histories and some newcomers. Don’t miss out.
Whisky Business: 3 Popular Bottles You Should Try
Whisky lovers are no doubt curious about a spirit’s place of origin, water quality and method of production. With this in mind, city'super is introducing three unique boutique whiskies that take these three factors especially seriously.
Fujisan Pure Malt Whisky Premium EditionMade with natural spring water filtered for years by a basalt rock layer under a forest 1,000 metres above sea level, this is a pure malt whisky with a rounded texture, honey and caramel notes, rich flavours and complexity.
European Elegance: Weingut Hubertushof Wines
city'super is proud to introduce Germen boutique vineyard Weingut Hubertushof, where all its grapes are handpicked, and its wines are elegant, always balancing fruitiness and minerality.
About Weingut HubertushofLocated at the village of Trittenheim in Mosel and owned by the Clüsserath family, Weingut Hubertushof’s history dates back to 1780. Over 70% of their vineyards are situated on the steep slope neighbouring the Moselle River, including parcel at the famous Altärchen and Apotheke, where all the grapes are handpicked.Hubertushof Riesling Spätlese Dry 2017Pronounced aromas of apple and aniseed. Dry on palate with a creamy texture and has notes of citrus, stone fruits and spice. Finish is long and delicate.
Hubertushof Riesling Kabinett 2013Light and fresh on the nose with apple, pear and pineapple notes. Off-dry; palate is round with green fruits and mineral. The finish lingers with crisp acidity.
Fantastically French: Domaine Bernard Millot Wines
Lover of French wines certainly appreciate the French’s pursuit of excellence when it comes to wine-making. Don’t miss out on wines from the Domaine Bernard Millot vineyard, a family-managed estate situated in Meursault with a history in wine-making that dates back to the 1700s. All their vines are planted with sustainable and organic methods; the owner believes in preserving the typicality of the land to let the terroir express itself, so he limits the use of new oak and no yeast is added during vinification. Domaine Bernard Millot Meursault Cuvée Alexie 2016Vine age is 40 to 50 years old on average. There are notes of floral, lemon and green fruit, with flavours of ripe citrus and a touch of toast on the palate; long and firm finish.
Best of the Best: La Reine Pédauque Wines
In the wine world, each wine-producing region has its own unique characteristics, and the appellation of Côte de Beaune is synonymous with excellent wines.city’super highly recommends wines from La Reine Pédauque, which was established in 1936 and is one of Burgundy’s largest wine merchant, situated on the edge of Bois de Corton in Côte de Beaune.The maison has access to 150 hectares of vineyards, ranging from regional wines to Grand Crus with around 90 parcels. In order to ensure quality, they work closely with the winegrowers through different processes, including yield management, manual harvest and sorting.In general, the reds and whites are aged with used French oak for 12 to 20 months and 10 to 18 months respectively. A blind tasting session will also be held with their winegrowing partners to evaluate the quality of each cuvee for every vintage.Must-tries:‧La Reine Pédauque Ladoix Blanc 2016
‧La Reine Pédauque Ladoix Rouge 2015
Burgundy Newcomer: Jean-Luc & Paul Aegerter
Founded in 1988, Jean-Luc & Paul Aegerter is one of the up-and-coming producers in Burgundy. This family-managed estate has been awarded and recommended by notable media including Decanter and Wine Enthusiast. By combining tradition and innovation in wine-making, their wines are delicate, fine and balanced, revealing the unique terroir of all 40 appellations they offered. Jean-Luc & Paul Aegerter Chablis 1er Cru Vieilles Vignes 2016 Fresh and lively with a mineral nose and notes of green apple, lemon, mint and acacia; it has a beautiful bouquet and refreshing flavours – a chablis with a long finish that is dry and perfectly elegant.This wine matches perfectly with French city’super Special Oyster Nr.0, which was cultivated in the famous bay of Mont Saint Michel with rich phytoplankton to provide nutrients for the oysters. The oysters are meaty and sweet without losing the unique flavour of the “Bay of Mont Saint Michel”.
Domaine Aegerter Nuits-Saint-Georges 2016 / 2017 With notes of black cherry and plum on the nose, the wine has a rich body with firm tannin; dense and elegant.
Champagne & Cheese Pairing with Philippe Gonet
Beautiful, golden Champagne is elegant, seductive and romantic – a must-have for every celebration. city'super has brought you two wines from Philippe Gonet in France, as well as a lovely truffle cheese for an excellent pairing!
Irresistibly Italian: Ca'del Bosco Wines
Choosing the right wines for the right occasion can be a real challenge, but you can’t really go wrong with selecting wines from renowned wineries, such as these two bottles from Ca’del Bosco!About Ca’del BoscoItalian winery Ca’del Bosco makes their wines using traditional production processes. From grape selection to bottling, the winery tries to minimise the contact of oxygen and the juice to ensure quality, stability and predictability. Now, Ca' del Bosco wines are renowned in Italy as well as in the international market.Ca' del Bosco Millesimato Brut DOCG 2013 / 2014Aromas of toasted brioche and hazelnut as well as stone fruits. Full-bodied, with elegant flavours of apple, toast, peach and nectarine over the palate. Well-structured with bright acidity.Ca' del Bosco Carmenero VDT 2011 / 2012Complex and powerful. Toasty notes, followed by blueberries, liquorice and leather aroma. Palate is intense and solid. Tannins are delicate and well-balanced.
Critic's Favourite: Five-star Western Australian Wines
A young estate founded by Murray Burton in 1998, Ferngrove is considered one of the top producers in the Frankland River region of Western Australia. city'super has sourced two beautiful wines from Ferngrove, and we can’t wait to share them with you!Renowned Australian wine critic James Halliday has positioned Ferngrove among the very highest echelon of the nation’s producers for four successive years, awarding the winery his coveted five-star rating in the 2008 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion. This distinction defines Ferngrove as an “outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary”.Ferngrove Orchid Majectic Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 / 2017Notes of blackberry and black plum. Fine palate of black fruits with a touch of thyme.
Ferngrove The Stirlings Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2014Aromas of blackberry and spice. Round and rich on palate with flavours of blackcurrant, licorice and a hint of oak, followed by an intense finish.
Drink for a Gift
Cheer yourself up with this great gift. From 14 September to 3 October, enjoy a complimentary with net purchase of a designated amount on selected wine items in a single transaction at city’super stores or Times Square atrium. Free gift is available while stocks last. Two gifts per customer per day.
- Free a city'super Wine & Spirits Expo Limited-edition Bath Towel (limited to 300pcs) with net purchases of HK$1,200 or more.- Free a Wine Accessories Surprise Grab Bag (limited to 110 sets) with net purchases of HK$3,000 or more.- Free a Globe Wine Decanter & Glass Set (limited 40 sets) with net purchases of HK$5,800 or more.- Free a HENNESSY XO (limited 10pcs) with net purchases of HK$20,000 or more.^Terms and conditions apply. Please refer to instore promotional materials for details.
Every delicacy is improved by a glass of wine to accompany it. In this Wine & Spirits Expo 2019, city'super have specially designed two workshops to bring an unforgettable dinner to wine lovers with the wine specialists.
French Wine Appreciation Workshop Special designed menu of delicacies to pair with highlighted French wines from Champagne Moutard and Domain Aegerter. Representatives from the wineries will explain the intricacies of wine tasting to us.
^Promotional products and free gifts are available at selected stores only. While stocks last. The above gift details are subject to change without prior notice. Photos are for reference only.
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