Pagoda Brand Shaoxing Rice Wine Ben Mei - 500ml
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GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION: Shaoxing rice Wine is a protected name. According to China government standard GB17946-2008, one can only be legally labelled Shaoxing Rice Wine if it is made of glutinous rice, wheat, and water from the specific lake, Jianhu in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, China. Pagoda Brand winery is located on the shore of Jianhu Lake.
TOP SHAOXING RICE WINE: Perfume of almonds, with a hint of vanilla and honey. Both the amber colour and palate profile remind very much of sherry with elegant, subtle thus persistent flavour.
NO COLOURINGS! : Attention, Caramel E150C is widely used in the wine industry. Different from other Pagoda Brand Shaoxing rice wine Ben Mei is made of natural ingredients contains no caramel colouring at all.
HAND MADE: Pagoda Brand is 100% handmade with a minimum of 11 months of natural fermentation, no single bottle is mass-produced under the Pagoda Brand.
LONGQUAN CELADON: Pagoda Brand Ben Mei is bottled in fine porcelain, known as Longquan celadon. A type of willow-green glazed Chinese ceramic, produce in Longquan region China, from about AD 950. One of the most exquisite artworks among all kinds of celadon wares. If ceramic is compared to a crown, Longquan celadon is undoubtedly the most shining pearl on it, admired and appreciated by people all over the world. In September 2009, Longquan celadon traditional firing technique was authorized by UNESCO to be included in the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
See a large collection of Longquan Celadon in Room 95 of British Museum, Sir Percival David Collection. https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/search?keyword=longquan