Who do you want to spend time with during your Mid-Autumn Festival? Which type of mooncakes did you prepare? No matter which type of mooncake, we recommend you taste it with different wines, which brings you a brand new festive enjoyment! Now here are some recommendations for you. Let’s make this traditional festival interesting with a bottle of wine!
Traditional lotus seed paste mooncake 傳統蓮蓉月餅: Grand Reyne 2019 法國波爾多金龍船 紅酒
Despite the multifarious choices of mooncakes available in the market, the traditional lotus seed paste mooncake will always be an essential in every family. A typical fillings, lotus seed paste, contains a high amount of sugar level. In order to find a wine capable of going toe to toe with this rich and sweet flavour, a Bordeaux wine, Grand Reyne 2019, with a particularly sweet fruity flavour will definitely be a suitable choice.
Snowy mooncake 冰皮月餅: Chapuy Brut Reserve Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs 查普王 特級白中白香檳
Snowy mooncake is such a refreshing choice that goes well with Chapuy Brut Reserve Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs. Imagine the harmonious balance between rich bubbles and soothing mung bean paste, where white flowers, citrus and some hints of pineapple syncing the snow skin, what a bite of sensation!
Egg Custard mooncake 奶黃月餅: Chateau La Bastide Blanc 2019 巴斯蒂德城堡 白酒
For the silky creaminess and salted egg yolk that gives a savoury kick, it’s simply lingering. Try it with a white wine, such as Chateau La Bastide Blanc. Delivering a dense but layered palate that floats with white flowers, mango and citrus fruits mingle with mineral touches, which helps to relieve the greasy feeling caused by egg custard mooncakes.