Wines Included In This Case Are:
2016 Sauternes, Château Delmond (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France)
(95% Semillon , 5% Sauvignon Blanc)
This Sauternes is pale gold in colour with fresh floral & stone fruit aromas on the nose. Apricot, honey & peach mix with citrus peel & creamy flavours on the palate. It is medium to full bodied with refreshing acidity to balance the lingering sweet finish.
2017 `Sweet Red` Paarl, Fairview (Coastal Region, South Africa)
(86% Petite Sirah, 14% Tempranillo)
Fairview has a consistent quality across a range of innovative styles, using both classic & unusual varieties. Made from Petite Sirah & Tempranillo, this is a rich, luscious red almost fortified in character – full of spice, mixed dry fruit & richly sweet.
Dense ruby in colour with caramel, baked plum & Christmas cake aromas on the nose. The palate is full bodied & rich, full of spice & berry fruit with the sweetness balanced nicely by a lively acidity.
2019 Framingham Noble Riesling (Marlborough, New Zealand)
A sweet, botrytis affected wine inspired by the classic German “Beerenauslese” style. The wine is deeply concentrated, yet elegant & not cloying as a result of its vibrant acid & naturally low alcohol. Aromatics of orange citrus, apricot, marmalade & cream with a rich mouthfeel & extract, lots of stone fruit & zesty flavours, all held together with the bright acidity. Tense & juicy on the finish.
2016 `Symphonie de Novembre` Jurançon Moelleux, Domaine Cauhapé (Jurançon, France)
(100% Petit Manseng)
Symphonie de Novembre’ is made from grapes left on the vines until November to concentrate the sugars. Petit Manseng is prized for its high acidity which gives these sweet wines their beautiful balance & refreshing finish.
Intense on the nose, the aromas are a perfect blend of c&ied fruits, with hints of spice & toast. The palate is fresh & very aromatic, lifted by ripe citrus flavours, & notes of pineapple, quince & sweet spices.
2017 ‘Mylitta’ Tokaj Noble Late Harvest (Tokaj, Hungary)
(85% Furmint , 15% Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains)
The vineyards are planted to encourage ‘Noble Rot’ to concentrate the flavours, sugars & acidity producing a luscious sweet wine.
This sweet wine is golden in colour & has aromas of dried pineapple & honey. The palate is rich with desiccated pineapple accompanied by hints of gooseberries & crispy, caramelised pears.
2015 `Tesauro` Recioto della Valpolicella , Cantina Valpantena (Veneto, Italy)
(85% Corvina/Corvinone , 15% Rondinella)
Recioto is the traditional sweet red wine made in Valpolicella. Made from dried Corvina & Rondinella grapes, it has delicate aromas of spiced, blackberry jam & a luscious, fruit packed character on the palate.
Intense ruby red colour, with delicate aromas of blackberry jam & spicy hints on the nose. This wine is very elegant & well-structured on the palate.