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Dessert Whites 

 

Australian & New Zealand

2004 Bimbadgen Estate Myall Road Botrytis Semillon (375ml)    2005 Decanter World Wine Awards, BEST DESSERT WINE UNDER £10; Tyson Stelzer - 94 points    $27.95 per bottle

2006 Brown Brothers Patricia Noble Riesling (375ml)    "It has an intensity of flavour which explains why it has such an armada of gold medals and trophies" - James Halliday, 96 points; "One of Australia's greatest sweet wines... Heady stuff here" - Ray Jordan, 96 points; "The best Patricia Noble Riesling of the decade... We couldn't spit it out" - Winewise, Outstanding; "Their sweet wines are superb... a very sweet, succulent palate that's delightfully tangy and elegant - Epicure Uncorked *****; "Staggeringly good wine here, with strong botrytis influence... The palate's seamless, delivering a tube of rich, luscious apricot flavours and smooth, luscious texture... Superb" - Nick Stock, 95 points    $36.95 per bottle

2008 Frogmore Creek Iced Riesling  (375ml)     DUAL TROPHY WINNER; "Has classic lime juice, on a potent and long palate, with very good balancing acidity" - James Halliday, 94 points; "Delivers its kicks the moment it arrives in the mouth, zinging with minerals and lemon juice acidity with sweet treats scooped on top... Worth every cent" - Tony Love *****   $22.50 per bottle

2006 John Forrest Collection Noble Riesling  (375ml)       Multiple Trophy winner; Best Sweet Wine 2008 Winestate Magazine Wine of the Year Awards; "An absolute gem from Marlborough... a thrilling combination of sweetness, fruit and acidity makes this a memorable drink. Lots of botrytis" - Huon Hooke, 96 points; "Whoever gets the pleasure of drinking this wine with you will love you forever because it is New Zealand's finest sweet wine" - Matthew Jukes and Tyson Stelzer, Top 10 Sweet Wines; Nick Stock - 95 points ; "This beauty romped straight to a five-star rating on all panellists' score-sheets. Golden, with a powerful 'noble rot' influence, it is lush and long... showing outstanding sugar/acid balance, freshness and elegance" - Winestate *****; "Pure, focussed, nectar-like flavours. Juicy and clean with a zesty fruit brightness and an orange toffee richness to the racy, long finish. Irresistible" - 2007 NZ International Wine Show, Trophy Champion Sweet Wine   $39.95 per bottle

2009 Josef Chromy Botrytis Riesling  (375ml)       Stunning value, oodles of botrytis, beautifully balanced; "Classic botrytis riesling, leaving the varietal character totally intact with pure lime juice flavours; great sweetness/acid balance and length" - James Halliday, 95 points; "Sweet rieslings are the undiscovered gems of the apple isle. Not any more... fresher and more tangy than most botrytis styles, full of crunchy apple and zesty citrus fruit, perfect with fruit-based desserts" - Tyson Stelzer, 94 points   $27.95 per bottle

2010 Marcarini Moscato d'Asti    "Seriously good... The end result is like the ultimate bellini, sweet and juicy and fruit sweet, but crisp and refreshing, with almost limitless drinkability and underplayed acidity. It's a wine that just revels in the simple glory of fermented grape juice" - Andrew Graham - 92 points; "Appeley, grapey, sherbety, delicious and heaps of fun" - Max Allen       $25.95 per bottle

2008 Marcarini Moscato d'Asti (375ml)         $19.95 per bottle

1999 Selaks Premium Selection Marlborough Ice Wine (375ml)       $28.50 per bottle

Sauternes

1988 Chateau Coutet 1er Cru Classe Barsac (375ml)      $145.00 per bottle

1981 Chateau Coutet 1er Cru Classe Barsac (375ml)      $120.00 per bottle

1976 Chateau Coutet 1er Cru Classe Barsac      $275.00 per bottle

1983 Chateau Doisy Daene 2ème Cru Classe Sauternes      $145.00 per bottle

1983 Chateau Doisy Daene 2ème Cru Classe Sauternes (375ml)      $80.00 per bottle

1975 Chateau d'Yquem 1er Cru Classe Supérieur Sauternes (375ml)   "The 1975 may turn out to be the greatest of the modern-day Yquems... it may rival the extraordinary 1937 and 1921... a monumental effort that may well justify a perfect score in another decade" Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate - 99 points; "A great Yquem" - Wine Spectator, 97 points    $675.00 per bottle

1983 Chateau Filhot 2ème Cru Classe Sauternes      $155.00 per bottle

1976 Chateau Filhot 2ème Cru Classe Sauternes      $190.00 per bottle

2009 Chateau Gravas Sauternes (375ml)   Delicious Cru Bourgeois from the very good 2009 Sauternes vintage; "Fresh, with a nice floral spine holding the green melon, white peach and yellow apple fruit together. The lively finish shows nice length"- Wine Spectator, 88 points [85-89: Very good; a wine with special qualities]   $36.95 per bottle

2009 Chateau Les Lions de Suduiraut Sauternes   "It has just the right amount of honey along with marmalade flavors. The texture is smooth, accessible and ready to drink. It combines opulence and freshness" - Wine Enthusiast, 90 points; "Quite sweet and fine-grained Sauternes with a silken texture and good length. Beautifully balanced wine without huge botrytis influence but elegant with a lengthy finish. Attractive Sauternes at a good price" - Bob Campbell MW; "Very delicious" - Jancis Robinson, Top 25 Strong and/or Sweet Wines   $79.95 per bottle

2009 Chateau Les Lions de Suduiraut Sauternes (375ml)   $44.95 per bottle

1983 Chateau Piada Barsac      $120.00 per bottle

1983 Chateau Suduiraut 1er Cru Classe Sauternes      $295.00 per bottle