Zhang Yu Brut

2 Jul

Yes, it exists, unresistable. What would you expect if you saw this in the drink menu of a “five star hotel” lobby:


58 Yuen are equivalent to 9,19 USD or 7,26 EUR – Will it be a piccolo? Seen the prices for the famous mao tai spirit:

Out of question! So what about the champagne?  “She [waitress] doesn´t know about the size of the bottle, normally they never sell it.”, says the translator. Give it a try and there it comes:

One and a half litre of uncooled, sweet “Changyu Brut” sparkling wine with a percentage of 5 Vol. alcohol from the Changyu Pioneer Wine Company. It gave a funny little buzz which vanished after an ten minute walk in the warm an humid Hunan summer night.


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