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4 batches of Chateau Lambert wines refused entry due to mouldy corks

January 20, the General Administration of Customs released the December 2020 national unauthorized entry of food and cosmetics information. December 2020, the national customs supervision at ports detected 144 batches of food products that failed to meet safety and health items and were not allowed to enter the country.

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Among them, 4 batches of 3893.67 kg of Ladbroke Grove Wines Pty Ltd wines imported from Australia were refused entry due to moldy corks, including 1 batch of 1782 kg of Ladbroke Grove Cabernet Sauvignon 2003, 2 batches of 1755.27 kg of Ladbroke Grove Cabernet Merlot 2002 and 1 batch of 356.4 kg of Ladbroke Grove Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2002. Red Wine 2002 and 1 batch of 356.4 kg of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2002, all of which were imported by Zhuhai Aowei Wine Co.

Usually, wine is sealed with cork, which is susceptible to the humidity of the storage environment. Too low a humidity level will cause the cork to dry and shrink, which will accelerate the oxidation and deterioration of the wine, while too high a humidity level will be suitable for the growth of mold and mildew, which will affect the quality of the wine.

It is understood that Ladbroke Grove Wines Pty Ltd was established in 1982 and has its own vineyards in Australia"s high-profile Coonawarra, Barossa Valley and Eden appellations, in addition to the enterprise's Ladbroke Estate (Ladbroke) series is the highest grade of its winery wines.