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Campbells of Rutherglen - Grand Rutherglen Muscat NV (Half Bottle)

Information

  • Country: Australia
  • Wine Region: Victoria
  • Wine Maker: Colin Campbell
  • Grape: Muscat
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Muscat a Petits Grain
  • Alcohol Percentage: 17.50
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 375
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now-2025
Duty/Vat Paid
Minimum Qty: (6 btls)
WA: 94 (NV) JR: 17.5 (NV) JH: 96 (NV) TS: 98 (NV)

Wine tasting notes

Rich, deep brown. Nutty rancio and complex raisined fruit. Complex raisined fruit well integrated with the nutty oak flavours giving a well balanced clean taste.

Winery Information

Campbells of Rutherglen

Campbells produces some of the world's finest dessert wines. This family-owned vineyard and winery uses the "solera" method of blending and maturing new and old wines over a period of years. (Some of the material used for blending is 70, 80, even 90 years old.) The solera, originally made famous by the Spanish and Portuguese, is a series of up to seven casks, each containing wine at successive stages of maturation. The result is a uniformity of quality, age and character that elevates the.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Advocate/Robert Parker (NV)94 pts

June 2011 - Lisa Perrotti-Brown - The NV Grand Rutherglen Muscat gives a medium-deep brown color and profound scents of dried figs, raisin cake, burnt sugar, licorice, preserved walnuts and black pepper with just a whiff of menthol. Incredibly full, densely packed and sweet in the mouth, is has crisp, balancing acidity and a very long spicy finish. Drink it now.

JancisRobinson.com (NV)17.5 pts

Feb 2012 - Dark brown. Heady floral nose. Sweetness completely trumps the acidity and rancio. Lively and racy despite all that maturity.

James Halliday (NV)96 pts

Jan 2015 - Intense leather, malt, black tea and burnt honey flavours with brighter notes of dried orange peel and apricot. Dense, dark Christmas cake character, in-shot with roasted nuts. They release these treasures each year; they're raved over routinely; they must never be taken for granted.

Tyson Stelzer (NV)98 pts

April 2013 - Nothing short of a revelation. Black in hue with a gold rim, crammed with remarkable aromas of black olives and fruit cake spice, yet retaining consummate freshness and poise. It’s the focus and definition of the palate that set this apart as the finest Grand in Rutherglen right now, brilliantly poised and remarkably integrated, with fig, marmalade and fruit cake spice lingering to eternity.

Vinification Notes

Fruit is left to ripen on the vine until as late as possible to ensure the necessary high degree of lusciousness. Juice is fermented for only a very short time before being fortified with neutral spirit and stored in oak to mature. Only selected parcels of premium fruit are used to produce wines for this solera. The wine that provides the basis of this blend dates back to the 1950