Climate - Influence on Grape Quality

High altitude viticulture in Yunnan Province, China

Ao Yun (Above The Clouds) - $300 bottle (LVMH owned). Southern-most area of China Most southerly vineyards in the northern hemisphere, on the same latitude as the Caribbean -The climate is temperate thanks to the vineyards being at 2,400 to 2,600 meters, high on the Himalayan Plateau Moet-Hennessy chose it, despite the logistical problems it presents, because consistancy of the weather year upon year -High altitude and long growing season -Diurnal swing, as much as 30° Celsius between day and night

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  • Aileen