De Bortoli Old Boys 21 Year Old Tawny Port Non Vintage
Aromas of raisins, mocha with hints of vanilla and nutty nuances. The palate is luscious with flavours of Christmas pudding and figs with hints of mocha, coffee and nutty barrel aged characters. Well-balanced with smooth, lingering finish. Fruit is allowed to stay on the vine until very sweet and an intense concentration of flavours hasdeveloped. After crushing and partial fermentation to retain some sweetness, the wine is pressed and then fortified with a neutral spirit prior to maturation in small and large format oak casks. One of Australia's more dynamic family wine businesses, De Bortoli wines is now in it's third generation, having been first established by Vittorio and Giuseppina De Bortoli in 1928 with the business then driven by their son Deen De Bortoli and now third generation Darren De Bortoli alongside his sister Leanne and her husband, De Bortoli Chief Winemaker Steve Webber. De Bortoli wines has been historically based at Bilbul (near Griffith) in the NSW Riverina, but more recently they have expanded into the Yarra Valley (where Leanne and Steve Webber are based), the Hunter Valley and also into Victoria's King Valley. The emphasis in all of the vineyards has always been upon innovation, with De Bortoli credited with the creation of Australia's most famous dessert wine, the Noble One. The De Bortoli winemaking philosophy is that great wine begins in the vineyard. Their belief is that sustainable vineyard practices will deliver exceptional fruit quality to the winery as well as real environmental benefits. With a focus on careful site selection, vine maturity, high input viticulture and a move towards biological farming principles, De Bortoli Wines are also focusing more and more on single vineyard wines and the expression of specific terroir through their wine. In the winery, minimal (more...)
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St Nicholas Commandaria
St Nicholas Commandaria is a fortified dessert wine, not unlike Port, that is imported from the Commandaria region in Cyprus. Made from the sun-dried varieties of Xynisteri and Mavro, the St Nicholas is a warm favourite with those who remember the style and those new to the lucious, sweet flavours that are a perfect match for rich desserts.
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McWilliam's Max Tawny With Whisky Blend Non Vintage
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