The fruit for this wine was grown on the upper terrace of Askerne Vineyard. This wine is a blend of Noble Semillon components dating back to the 1999 vintage. The blend has been aged in older French barrels until bottling in August 2013. The wine has also had a small amount of fortification with grain spirit.
TA 10.2 g/l
Residual Sugar 198 g/l
Dark and decadent notes of coffee, chocolate and vanilla. This dessert style wine marries both sugar sweetness and great fruit concentration into an indulgent package. Enjoy this wine with dessert or as a fitting finale to a special meal.
Silver Medal & Best In Class HB A&P Bayleys Wine Awards 2013
Pure Silver Medal Air NZ Wine Awards 2013
Silver Medal NZ International Wine Show 2013
Silver Medal Bragato Wine Awards 2013
4.5 Stars Wine Orbit 2015