Vinliz LItchi Wine
The Next Sweet Thing
The Litchi a member of the Sapindaceae family is native to the low elevations of southern China, where it has been cultivated for over 2,000 years. It is now cultivated throughout most southern Asiatic countries, including India, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines; they have been grown in the Caribbean since the 18th century, and were introduced to Hawaii, Florida and California in the late 19th century. It is widely grown in the foothills of the Himalayas and has a vast untapped potential in the domestic and global market. In comparison to other fruits, litchi ranks seventh in area and ninth in production but is sixth in terms of value, in India. Litchi flourishes well in regions with moist atmosphere, abundant rainfall and freedom from frost during winters. The fruit, commonly called a litchi nut, are about 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter when fresh, and have a red brittle shell, with white translucent flesh and a single large seed. Litchi is traditionally eaten fresh or dried, and are also available canned in syrup. The flesh is fragrant and sticky, sweet and juicy; the dried fruit has a smoky taste somewhat like a raisin. South Asians have always enjoyed litchi but now there is a very popular litchi wine that is catching on in the South Asian community. Vinliz litchi wine is produced from the finest quality fruit of the season and displaying the freshness and depth of flavor.
How is Vinliz Litchi Wine made?? First the fresh litchi are picked from a tree then skins are then peeled off and the seeds removed. This is followed by the crushing of the fruit with the juice being extracted from the flesh of the fruit. Next comes the fermentation process of the litchi juices. Some yeast is added to enhance the fermentation. This process can take up to seven months. After the fermentation a filtering process is used to extract the small particles from the wine then it is pasteurized. This wine contains 13% alcohol. The process of making this litchi wine is completely natural and is made from 100% litchi juices. This is an organic wine. It contains no preservatives, artifice flavor or color. This wine is sulfite free and an organic wine. Vinliz litchi wine offers ample quantities of fruit, elegance and most importantly, enjoyment. What does Vinliz Litchi wine taste like? Recently in the May 2004 issue of Sante Magazine, a magazine for restaurant professional, Vinliz was reviewed. This is what was said, “Sweet and Delicate on the palate with candied ginger, burnt sugar, and candied dried fruit of pineapple and orange, sweet fruit. On its own, chilled or over ice.” LoDato Wine Imports LLC is proud to be the sole US importer for this fabulous wine. If you would like to know where you can buy it in your state, please contact them.