Chateau Changyu Moser XV Cabernet Sauvignon is a Chinese red wine made from grapes grown in the Helan Mountain Range Ningxia region of China, some 1330 miles west of Beijing.
The Changyu Pioneer Wine Co. Inc is China’s oldest, largest and most dynamic Chinese wine companies. The history of viticulture and wine production in China can be traced back to the Han Dynasty which was from 206BC to 220AD. Changyu can trace their history back to 1892 when cuttings from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Alsace were planted by Chinese businessman and politician Cheong Fatt Tze (Zhang Bishi). European winemakers were employed and China’s first “European” style vineyard was created. Since then Changyu has managed to keep going, despite being taken over by the state at one point. Changyu have several wine estates, Chateau Changyu Moser XV is one of their high end operations. It is located near Yinchuan in the Ningxia wine region. It is a joint venture, opened in 2013, between Changyu and Lenz M. Moser 5th generation of the Austrian winemaking Moser Family. Their focus has always been on producing European, and particularly French-style wines.
Chateau Changyu Moser XV is located in Ningxia, China’s newest wine-growing area, in the Helan Mountain region, located in Central Western China on the fringes of the Gobi Desert and close to the Yellow River. This is quite an arid area but with good sunlight hours which allows the grapes to ripen fully. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 1100m and the warm days are coupled with cool nights which means the resulting wine retains freshness. Every stage of wine production at Changyu Moser takes place at the chateau, from pressing and fermentation, to maturation.
Chateau Changyu Moser XV Cabernet Sauvignon is made by Lenz Moser with Chinese winemaker Mr Fan Xi.