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May 30, 2013 06:47 AM

Hansen Chinese Cabernet priced at €500

2010 Chateau Hansen "Red Camel" Cabernet Sauvignon, South Gobi appellation, People's Republic of China. €500. Oh, boy! I can hardly wait . . .

(Anyone else hearing Mao screaming from beyond the grave???)

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  1. Can't you recognize a bona fide collectors item, Jason?

    BTW the worst wine I have ever tasted was from the Great Wall of China.

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    1. re: collioure

      I've always had a sneaking suspicion that there must be a limit to making vines struggle.

      1. re: PolarBear

        DON'T say stuff like then when I'm sipping coffee at the keyboard! ;^)

    2. Hansen were showing their wines at the London Wine Fair this month. I tasted two vintages of their Cabernet Gernischt (Carmenere) and their '2009 Cotes du Fleuve Jaune du Desert de Gobi (C Sauv, C Gernischt, C Franc & Merlot blend)

      Unfortunately they were unpleasant.

      If you're in Oz you can get them from