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The altitude (in feet) of the Himalayan vineyards which are the source of  LVMH’s newly released cabernet blend, Ao Yun (“proud cloud” in Tibetan). The 2013 vintage is thought to be the first commercial wine from Tibet (although the first attempts to plant vineyards here date back to the 1800s). For more on the extraordinary wine, read Karen’s piece in SOMM Journal.

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