Helan Qingxue, Baby Feet Pinot Noir, Helan Mountain East
(at Ningxia, 08 Nov 2019)
Drinking Window: 2019 - 2023
Using fruits from 17-year-old vines, Helan Qingxue only made 1,300 bottles of its 2015 ‘Baby Feet’ Pinot Noir. Aged in 20% new French oak for 14 months, it has a typical gamey nose plus layers of violet, preserved fruits and vegetal spices. Fresh and juicy on the palate, it has good concentration of sour cherry and plum fruits. The 13.5% alcohol gives a warming mouthfeel, followed by a savoury, salivating finish. Retail price in China is 598 CNY.
Baby Feet Pinot Noir
Helan Mountain East