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Empress Glacier Syrah 2014 375ml

A Nelson sticky that we're thrilled to have landed thanks to a cancelled export offer.

A red dessert wine? Oh yes! You're in for a treat here.

The 2014 vintage is a complex, interesting wine with lovely hints of plum and rhubarb and slightly sherberty sweetness on the nose. The palate is lush and round with hints of poached pears and cinnamon. Serve slightly chilled to experience the splendour of this Glacier Wine.

17/20, Wine Central Tasting Panel "Red dessert wines are not that common, especially from NZ, but when made right they can be enjoyed just like any other sticky. The grapes for the 2014 Glacier Syrah are picked, at the absolute height of sweetness, and are partially fermented before the wine is aged in French oak. Think rich, ripe cherries with raspberry compote, cinnamon, and vanilla. Serve with dark chocolate or simply chilled in front of a roaring fire."

17/20, Diana Hawkins, Certified Sommelier & MSc This wine has everything you enjoy about Syrah but with greater intensity and sweetness. Concentrated flavours of Black Doris plums and tart raspberries delight the palate. The wine finishes on notes of dark chocolate, nutmeg, and clove.



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