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NIYA Wine from CITIC Guoan Wine listed in Bettane & Desseauve's Guide to the Wines of France 2015 - 2016

Release time: 2016-06-20

Bettane & Desseauve's Guide to the Wines of France 2015 – 2016 written by Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve is regarded as the most influential wine magazine in France and in the world. Every December, Bettane & Desseauve will hold Le Grand Tasting Paris together with the selected top wineries. From March 4 to 6, 2016, Le Grand Tasting Shanghai was held in Hyatt Hotel in Shanghai World Financial Center. 

The Shanghai event attracted more than 130 top global wineries with 600 selected wines, and a lot of biggies in wine circle were busy in the event where was almost sort of the spirit of Oscars Awards. It is no exaggeration to say that it is not easier to be selected in Bettane & Desseauve's Guide to the Wines than to win the Academy Awards. Within one year, the wine appraisal experts from Bettane & Desseauve selected 82 top wines from more than 1200 wines in China strictly in accordance with international evaluation standard. Finally, due to its high quality, Niya Winemaker Cabernet Sauvignon Dry Red Wine 2012 & 2013 and Niya Winemaker Chardonnay Dry White Wine produced in Mahe winery, one of the four fine organic vineyards in Northern Foot of Tianshan Mountain, Xinjiang owned by CITIC Guoan Wine were successfully selected in the Chinese version of 2015-2016 Bettane & Desseauve's Guide to the Wines and showed itself in the exhibition together with the world top wines.

On March 5, the first day of the exhibition Le Grand Tasting Shanghai, the stand of CITIC Guoan Wine drew attentions, praise and encouragement of Mr. Michel Bettane, and Prof. LIU Yanlin from College of Enology, Northwest A&F University. After the wine exhibition, Niya Winemaker Cabernet Sauvignon Dry Red Wine 2012 was chosen together with another two Cabernet Sauvignon Dry Red Wine from Xinjiang to be listed and tasted as sample for the master class of wine Forever Chinese Red – The rise of Chinese Wine by Jean-Marc Nolant, one of the reviewers of Bettane & Desseauve who is famous for its critical standard.

Practice has proved that CITIC Guoan Wine spending six years in Xinjiang to build fine organic vineyards through deep ploughing and careful management in Xinjiang, with attention to the details of cultivation so that the wines in different production districts can have distinctive style, which are the main reasons that Niya Winemaker Cabernet Sauvignon Dry Red Wine 2012 & 2013 and Niya Winemaker Chardonnay Dry White Wine can be successfully selected in the Chinese version of 2015-2016 Bettane & Desseauve's Guide to the Wines and this announces to the world that the Chinese wine has risen with Xinjiang as one of the representatives wine regions.


Exhibition Le Grand Tasting Shanghai


3 Niya Wines selected in 2015-2016 Bettane & Desseauve's Guide to the Wines


Wine Master Class Forever Chinese Red – The rise of Chinese Wine


Photo of Jean-Marc Nolant with Niya Wine at Master Class of Wine


By CITIC Guoan Wine