Dark berries, cassis, chocolate, vanilla, and leather combine on the palate to produce this rich, silky smooth, mouth filling desert wine. With age a coffee character is expected to develop with time in the bottle. Enjoy on its own or match with cheese or chocolate based deserts.
Orange Muscat and Flora is a blend unique to Brown Brothers. Orange Muscat forms the backbone of the blend, providing aromas of orange blossom to the nose and a fresh citrus hint to the palate, while the Flora contributes colour, texture and mouth-feel. The current release is vibrant yellow and shows lifted aromas of lemon, honey, spice and musk. It is fresh and tangy with a zesty long clean balanced finish.
Clearview LateHarv Chard 375ml:
A sweet and sumptuous dessert wine with apricot and mandarin aromas. Finished by complex nutty flavours, derived from extended barrel maturation. This wine is made in vintages where our grapes do not contract sufficient Noble Rot to produce our botrytised Chardonnay. In waiting for the brix levels to rise, 40% of the crop was lost due to shrivel and bird peck, hence only two barriques was produced.
The Chardonnay was late harvested by hand and whole bunch pressed. The clear juice was fermented in seasoned French oak barriques and stopped early to leave natural residual sugar. The wine was then matured in the same seasoned barriques for 18 months
This is the classic Clearview meal finisher. A fortified red wine style pioneered by Tim Turvey some 17 years ago. A red dessert wine with a weighty palate oily with dense berry fruits and plum; followed by an unctuous rich but dry finish
De Bortoli have set the standard with Noble One and here's its "little brother". Classic botrytis characters of dried apricots and marmalade are supported by a touch of vanillin oak in this excellent dessert wine. From the Riverina.
Color Beautiful amber color.
Taste: Amontillado sherry Elegant has very mild, slightly sweet flavor, which intertwine tones of nuts and raisins. Long pleasant finish fascinates toasted caramel notes.
Aroma : Has a clean nutty flavor with a hint of wood and cocoa.
Sometimes we leave the fruit on the vines and let it ripen and over ripen and sometimes we get just the right conditions and just the right mould and then we make teeny tiny quantities of tart honeyed gold. Sometimes.
Delicate aromas of ripe stone fruits, honey and subtle hints of its Sauvignon Blanc heritage are echoed on the palate with flavours of apricots, mandarin, candied tropical fruits and honey in this golden hued late harvest sweetie. Rich and viscous the great acid balance keeps this wine from being cloying.
Ripe fruit with great flavour and intensity was used to make
this sweet,luscious wine. The juice was freeze concentrated
to 34°Brix followed by a slow, temperature controlled
fermentation to maximise fruit character and richness.
The nose has ripe peach and apricot aromas with hints of
citrus. In the mouth there are lovely intense flavours that
start from a lush upfront palate, and lead on to a clean,
fresh finish. The palate has a good balance between
sweetness and acidity; sweet without being cloying and
lingering on the aftertaste.
Moscatel De Setubal:
This wine is aged for a minimum of 3 years in oak casks. The length and nature of the aging process produces a topaz-coloured generous wine with intense aromas of muscatel orange blossom tea and raisins possessing a smooth sweet and fresh taste. To be drunk chilled as an aperitif or as a dessert wine.
Round and supple with a sweet palate balanced by fresh acidity. The palate shows hints of botrytised fruit - apricots, honey mixed with citrus and tropical fruit characters. Enjoy after dinner with Kikorangi Blue, softened Brie, aged Cheddar, walnuts, gs and pear. Gorgeous!
Colour: Attractive mid straw colour, with gold tints and excellent clarity. Nose: An enticing bouquet of honeysuckle, ripe summer fruits, apricot, nectarine with a hint of papaya. Palate: Round and supple, with concentrated exotic fruit flavours. Luscious sweetness is balanced by fresh acidity from the Riesling, and the smooth finish has exceptional length.
Big Barrel is proudly the largest Independent 100% NZ Family Owned & Operated Liquor group in NZ. Big Barrel is a specialist liquor retailer formed in 2003, starting with their first ever store in Marewa, Napier and has since grown to over 32 stores nationwide and going strong.