Abbelio Wines is always interested in tasting new wines, from new regions, new countries to finding the perfect treasure combining the know how with novelty, and the harmony between new flavours to discover the next hot wines.
HOFEX 2015 is the largest show ever in its history with 65,000 m2 exhibiting space taking place in the Convention and Exhibition Center of Hong Kong, providing a platform for 2,400 international exhibitors. In its 16th edition, HOFEX 2015 continues to blend the best of wines from all over the world.
So, our participation was required to this essential event in this special and amazing place, overlooking the Kowloon Bay and one part of the beautiful Victoria Harbour.
Looking and tasting different wines from different regions we were struck by the Austrian wines, and in particular the Blaufrankisch wine the "Hofstadter". Indeed the typical bouquet of this late ripening variety is characterized by deep forest berry fruit and delicate spiciness. On the palate this wine is vibrant and let feel a distinct acidity. We also notice a firm structure and distinctive tannins that develop velvety and supple facets with increasing ripeness.