The Singapour – July 2022

Ao Yun bottles

Richard reports on what he's been tasting in Singapore, including a mini-vertical of Ao Yun, LVMH's Chinese red, as pictured.

This collection of wines hails from Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, California, Israel, France, Romania, Australia, China, Georgia and New Zealand – not quite the whole world of wine, but not far off. Singapore continues to impress me with the range of wine available here.

The mini-vertical of Ao Yun, LVMHs' ambitious flagship from China, follows on from Jancis's 2019 edition. I tasted the 2018, 2017 and 2016 vintages, all three of which seemed marked by high acidity that made the...