2017 Late Harvest Riesling

Tupari Late Harvest Riesling, Dessert Wine, Marlborough, NZ

$204.00 per case (6 x 750ml)

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Winemaker Description

A luscious dessert wine with marmalade, honey and floral aromas, succulent apricot flavours and a long, elegant finish.

The Naked Truth

Our first ever dessert wine is the perfect way to end your evening. Pair with Christmas mince pies, creme brûlée or creamy camembert.

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  • TOP 100 Wines – 2018 Sydney International Wine Show
apricot

Our Late Harvest Riesling is luscious with with delicious marmalade, honey and apricot characters and so it compliments creamy desserts and cheeses, Christmas cake or mince pies. Our lightly sweet dessert wine also pairs well with spicy foods like Indian and Southeast Asian cuisine.

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Try with:

  • Cheese or lemon cake
  • Creme Brûlée
  • Panna cotta
  • Christmas mince pies
  • Christmas cake

Cheesy match:

  • creamy brie or camembert
  • soft goats cheese
  • harder cheeses with a 'swiss flavour'
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Helpful tip

Dessert wines are meant to be enjoyed in small glasses and treasured. Lightly sweet wines like the Tupari Late Harvest Riesling are refreshingly sweet; perfect for a hot day. Many of these wines pair well with spicy foods like Indian and Southeast Asian cuisine.

2018 Sydney International Wine Competition

Judges comments from the 2018 Sydney International Wine Competition

Mike de Garis, Second Term Panellist 2019 Competition:

“Lemon citrus, slight floral lift. Lemon spice, hard acid overrides RS, zingy finish. Food : makes the wine more moreish, adds to the flavour length.”

Martin Moran, Second Term Panellist 2019 Competition:

“A lighter type of sweet wine with aromas of ripe apple, honey and lemon and interestingly the dish seems to add richness to the wine.”

Martin Williams, Fourth Term Panellist 2019 Competition:

“Bright pale straw colour. Fine lemon-lime blossom and zest aromas, very clean and fresh. Light and lively palate; balanced sweetness and clean, mouth-watering acidity. Clean, slightly firm finish with appreciable alcohol warmth. With food: good combination, though alcohol is still evident. ”

Brent Marris, Thirteenth Term Panellist 2019 Competition:

“Mid straw in colour, this wine shows lovely floral aromas with a lovely sweet cherry blossom palate. Great acidity and fruit balance ensure this wine does not finish too sweet. Balanced concentrated and fruit driven. A Great match as the dessert does not come across too sweet. ”

Ying Hsien Tan, Second Term Panellist 2019 Competition:

“Light yellow. Zesty, lime tinged, sweet grapey, floral, lightly biscuit nose. Light, fresh lime-tinged sweet apple and honey mid-palate.Sweet fresh finish.”

Dr Ken Dobler, Eleventh Term Panellist 2019 Competition:

“Excellent bright straw colour. The nose is effusive with with ripe apricot and stone fruit. The palate is more restrained and is very long and attractive. The strong primary fruit notes in the wine pair well with dessert”

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