30 May 2013

WINE: The Joy of Koshu

UN-seasonally drab drizzle soon becomes a distant concern after a shot of invigorating, extraordinarily aromatic 52% Chinese grain spirit, Baijiu. The gold-tinged bottle (Shui Jing Fang, £6/25ml; available retail exclusively in Selfridge’s) glows on an LED perch. Realising the drink’s flavours (sweet-sour plum/mature riesling meets livestock) may not automatically suit a Western palate, SeeWoo’s marketing director, Lucy Mitchell mentions she is working on a range of cocktails to tame it...
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