Situated in the Dove Mountain Area, in the heart of the Helan Mountain Wine Region, Xige Estate currently owns a total of 2,000 hectares of planted vines.
As Fine Wine producer with scale, Xige's Philosophy is to combine Modern Technology with the Respect of Nature, to constantly explore the Potential and the Future of Ningxia Terroir.
Founded in 2017 by Zhang Yanzhi, Xige Estate is a young winery that is challenging & leading the development of a New Era of Chinese Fine Wine. Zhang is the holder of France National Enology Diploma (DNO) and Bordeaux ISVV Winemaker Diploma. He embrace one goal to heart: to make wines that show "A PURE EXPRESSION OF HELAN MOUNTAIN TERROIR".
This wine is made from 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Gernischt with Saignée winemaking method at low temperature. It is fresh and elegant on the palate with a pleasant acidity, a light structure, and a delightful finish. It shows aromas of red fruits such as strawberry, raspberry and cherry.
2019 “Gilbert et Gaillard International Challenge ” Gold Medal 2020 BERLINER WEIN TROPHY Gold Medal 2020 & 2021 James Suckling.com 89 pt （vintages 2017&2019）
James Suckling 89 Points: "Grape, cherry-stone and slightly savory character. Medium-bodied with simple but quite refreshing, authentic fruit and enough acidity to cleanse the palate before the dry finish. Cabernet sauvignon. Drink now." --Tasted on Nov 18, 2020