Wine Review: Cathay Pacific First Class Frankfurt to Hong Kong

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    A large focus on cool climate wines made me a little leery about how they’d translate in the air. The region of the Burgundy white is not known for fruit forward wines (contra the wine list descriptions). New Zealand sauvs are often quite good and fruity but while their pinots are good, they are typically not fruit forward wines. The Bordeaux is described as "elegant" which often means subtle and complex – not a good sign; and it is from the Left Bank of Bordeaux, which, while it includes the most prestigious AOCs, is also the coolest and typically produces the most complex wines of the region. I love Pinot – it’s probably my favorite red, but a New Zealand pinot is the definition of a cool climate red. The post Wine Review: Cathay Pacific First Class Frankfurt to Hong Kong appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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