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Seppeltsfield - Para Rare Tawny NV

Fortified wine from South Australia · Australia
Price: £45.95
Case Rate: £45.95
Ex Tax: £38.29
Country:
Australia
Wine Region: South Australia
Wine Area: Barossa Valley
Wine Maker: James Godfrey
Grape: Shiraz Grenache
Alcohol Percentage: 20.20
Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Best To Drink: Drink Now
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95 pts  James Halliday
Country:
Australia
Wine Region: South Australia
Wine Area: Barossa Valley
Wine Maker: James Godfrey
Grape: Shiraz Grenache
Alcohol Percentage: 20.20
Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Best To Drink: Drink Now

Wine tasting notes

COLOUR Deep Tawny with vibrant amber brown hues and an olive tinge. AROMA Complex and evolves in the glass. Rich and aged characters of spicy dark fruit cake, roasted Brazil nuts with lifted, dried citrus notes. PALATE Long, brooding - great flavour depth with bright acidity.

Food matching

Ideally suited to Dessert & Cheese. Can be served chilled, refrigerate after opening to ensure freshness

Expert reviews

James Halliday (NV) - 95 pts

Slightly lighter and more developed colour than Para Grand Tawny, but there's not much in it. The near doubling of age to an average of 18+ years sends a spear of intensity and complexity to the aromas and flavours courtesy of no holds barred rancio.

Vinification notes

The Para Rare Tawny style is characterised by two main elements - selected aged material identified for its increased richness and complexity, which is then balanced by the careful blending addition of Rich Rare Apera (Oloroso Sherry). The result is a sophisticated, alluring Tawny with a hallmark length of palate. Para Rare Tawny is the result of careful blending of individual vintage parcels to achieve an average age of 18 years. Patiently matured in oak barrels within the historic cellars of Seppeltsfield, Para Rare Tawny displays complex aromatic spices and remarkable palate length. Para is an indigenous Australian reference to 'river', and the name of the local regions major watercourse.