Limited Release Fine Old Tawny Fortified - Gapsted Wines

"Medium to full tawny-russet colour, reflecting evident wood-age. The bouquet has red fruits and ironstone, ferrous notes. The prune-like fruit is still quite evident. The spirit seems very neutral. The back-palate has plenty of sweetness and this is dried off to some degree by quite definite tannin on the finish. (Blended from various regions. Average age: 12 years)"
88 points BRONZE - Huon Hooke

THE WINE: This wine displays a classic tawny colour. The nose shows rich stewed fruit aromas with a hint of citrus and spice. The palate is full of rich complex flavours with hints of citrus peel, crushed walnuts and toasty vanilla bean. A fortified offering beautifully balanced fruit and oak tannin with a warm lingering finish.

FOOD MATCHES: Excellent with quince paste, a wide variety of cheeses - including soft rind, Cheddar, blue, goats and ricotta, and with nuts such as pistachios, walnuts, almonds and brazil nuts. 


WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/Vol 18.5%  -  PH 3.5  -  TA 6.4

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