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There’s a thrilling selection of wines by the glass at the luxury restaurant Caprice in Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. Listed on a page at the back of the substantial wine list, you’ll find an inviting collection of sparkling, red and white wines. For champagne, try the Egly-Ouriet Brut Tradition Grand Cru (HK$230), the Diebolt Vallois Blanc de Blancs Prestige Grand Cru (HK$250) which is made from just chardonnay grapes or Ruinart Rosé (HK$290).
For whites, there are four French wines on offer, with an Austrian addition in the form of the 2006 Willi Bründlmayer Grüner Veltliner Alte Reben, at HK$180 per glass.
You’ll find six red selections, such as a 2006 Domaine David Duband from Burgundy, at HK$200 per glass. A syrah by Domaine François Villard in the Rhône is HK$270 per glass.
There’s also a fine selection of sweet wines at the Hong Kong restaurant, with the occasional interesting inclusion from the southern hemisphere, such as the 2005 Klein Constantia Muscat Vin de Constance at HK$220 per glass. Klein Constantia has been making dessert wines since the days of Napoleon, and it supplied the Emperor with its famed Vin de Constance while he was in exile on Saint Helena.