Our Wines

Since our first vintage in 2007, Silver Heights has been proud to produce some of the finest wines in China.

Check out our full range of wines below!

Emma's Reserve

~ 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot

 

Story

 

Emma’s Reserve is the private collection of winemaker Emma Gao, with only 2,000 bottles produced per year. This limited edition wine represents the highest attainment of quality at Silver Heights, in Ningxia, and in China.

 

Winemaking

 

• 100% organically grown grapes.
• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Cold maceration, temperature controlled fermentation.
• Aged in 100% French new oak barrels for 24 months.
• Lees racking. Filtered by traditional Bordeaux methods to preserve complexity.

 

Tasting Notes

 

It is a great wine comparable to Bordeaux Grand Crus. It
is layered with fresh black and red fruit flavors and coffee, toffee, white chocolate aromas from the oak influence. Everytertiary notes such as earthness and cigar are emerging after several years of aging. It has a rounded full body with softand smooth tannin, delicate acitdity and long finish with coffee berry floral notes. Long aging potential.

 

Food pairing

Spanish ham, ribeye steak, Yanchi grilled lamb chops, cantonese style roasted goose.

The Summit

~ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon 40% Merlot

 

The Story

 

The Summit is our flagship wine, created from a traditionalBordeaux blend. Its name is taken from a famous ancient Chinese poem that represents the spirit of the Ningxia people. By proclaiming this wine “the summit”, weannounce our determination to produce world-class wines.

 

Winemaking

 

• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Cold maceration, temperature controlled fermentation.
• Aged in 100% French new oak barrels for 12 months.
• Lees racking. Filtered by traditional Bordeaux methods to preserve complexity.

 

Tasting Notes

“The Summit” reveals an attractive array of ripe dark fruitand spice with hints of oak. Great fruit concentration on thepalate with flavour layers and well-modulated tannins.

 

Food pairing

Can be enjoyed alone or paired with grilled beef steaks, roasted goose, double cooked pork slices; roasted pigeon; roasted duck etc.

Family Reserve

~ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot

 

The Story

 

Family Reserve has always been our winemakers’ favorite. It takes patience to fully appreciate this wine, because only after a long period of decanting can you completely discover its charms. Elegant and complex, we often call this the ballerina of our range.

 

Winemaking

 

• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Cold maceration, temperature controlled fermentation.
• Aged in French oak barrels (20% new) for 12 months.
• Lees racking. Filtered by traditional Bordeaux methods to preserve complexity.

 

Tasting Notes

 

An aromatic nose of cassis and herbaceous notes, it has greatfinesse on the palate. Well-structured with excellent fruit andoak integration, coupled with soft, subtle tannins.

 

Food pairing

Chao Shan beef hotpot; curry chicken; Italian spaghetti with mushrooms (spaghetti ai funghi); duck confit (confit decanard) etc.

Family Reserve Chardonnay

~ 100% Chardonnay

 

The Story

 

Family Reserve Chardonnay represents the highest quality of Silver Heights white wine. Made in a Burgundy style,
it has been widely acclaimed once its first vintage in 2014.In 2016, it was selected for a State banquet, a signal of high honor and recognition in the PRC.

 

Winemaking

 

• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Gentle and slow pressing, temperaturecontrolled fermentation, and careful oxygen protection.
• Aged in Burgundy oak barrels (20% new)
for 12 months.

 

Tasting Notes

The nose reveals concentrated ripe tropical notes with anoak influence. On the palate it is fresh and lively, well-structured, with a zesty edge.

 

Food pairing

Steamed fish; roasted chicken with vanilla; cheese; Italian pasta with truffle (pasta al Tartufo) etc.

Last Warrior Red

~ 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot

 

The story

 

The Last Warrior is a delicious wine from Silver Heights’ entry collection. We wanted to convey the courage and tenacity of the Ningxia people to the world by using the word “Warrior” in the name. This dry red has incrediblevalue, and is often favored by five-star hotels and high-endrestaurants.

 

Winemaking

 

• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Cold maceration, temperature-controlled fermentation,gentle and slow pressed.
• Aged in 30% French oak barrel, as well as 70% stainless steel vats for 12 months.

 

Tasting Notes

 

This red blend flaunts fresh, ripe aromas of dark fruit(cherry, blackberry), it will also divulge a mix of further aromatic notes such as hawthorn, mint and cigar. It has alingering smooth finish.

 

Food pairing

Cumin lamb; beef stew with potatoes; pan-fried lamb chops;roasted duck breast etc.

Last Warrior White  

~ 70% Chardonnay and 30% Riesling

 

The story

 

Last Warrior is delicious wine from the entry collection of Silver Heights. We want to convey the courage and tenacity of the Ningxia people to the world through the name of Warrior. is an incredible value, with countless honors and awards received. Jancis Robinson gives 15.5 of 20.Completely sold out since its first release.

 

Winemaking

• Grapes are 100% hand picked and selected.
• Slow and gentle pressing, temperature controlled fermentation, careful oxygen protection.
• No malolactic fermentation to retain
lightness and fresh acidity
• Aged in 30% Burgundy oak barrel and 70% stainless steel vats for three months.

Tasting Notes

This white blend has an array of tropical fruit aromas with a crisp, dry and refreshing acidity.

 

Food pairing

Fish & chips; Salmon; Tuna; Spanish tapas; Oyster; Seafood salad; Seafood BBQ etc.

Rosé Reserve  

A beautiful and pink colored wine, matched with floral, grapefruit, and strawberry aromas and a hint of sweetness

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