Muscat Rutherglen Victoria
Light amber color is followed by an intoxicating fragrance that includes scents of prunes, figs, maple syrup, molasses, and gobs of fruit. The glycerine is extraordinary, the acid level provides freshness and definition, and the finish lasts over a minute. Its freshness, good acidity, soaring aromatics, and unctuous flavors must be tasted to be believed, 96 Points!â€ -eRobertparker.com,.
Silver Medal International Wine Show. From an area that produces spectacular fortifieds, especially the Muscats. Rutherglen Muscat has been acclaimed by wine lovers all over the world as a unique Australian style. The Calliope Rare Liqueur Muscat includes some very old material dating back over thirty five years, exclusively blended from exceptional vintages only. Calliope is aged in cask at the winery prior to bottling and will not improve with further cellaring.
Pungent, deep and alluring chocolate and fruitcake aromas intensely spiced with cloves and cinnamon. Explosively concentrated, luscious and complex; packed with raisin and chocolate liqueur, then ends incredibly long, clean and savory, with rancio muscat flavors. The product of a remarkable blending effort to deliver a range of complex mature flavors with sufficient vitality and freshness.