Made using rare, bittersweet apples mostly grown in the Killahora Orchards on the south-facing slopes of Co. Cork. The apples are frozen in order to evoke a rich, elegant must which is slowly fermented for over a year, forming a luscious balanced dessert wine...
Golden to deep amber depending on its age. When young, the nose bursts with intensity: fresh fruits (very often apricot) and citrus aromas. Over 10 years old, the wine gains even greater aromatic complexity filled with dried fruits, spicy and honey notes. A display of the vintage character in flavou..
This late harvest Gewurztraminer is a a dessert wine with incredible depth of flavour and striking balance. The grapes used are dried until December and fermented in small French oak barrels for a period of 12 months. After bottling the wine is matured for a further 2 months before release. This win..
The grapes for the late harvest were picked from the beginning until the very end of November from several selections. They were medium concentrated but very fine and clean clusters (or part of clusters), characterized by shrivelling (’passerillage’) rather than by the botryitis. The end result is s..
After a cool and damp Summer, an Indian Summer prevailed lasting up until the beginning of November, characterised by warm and dry days. This resulted in very good quality Tokaji. Plenty of acid, crisp, clear aszú flavours. Great length and balance. It is somewhat reminiscent of the 1999 vinta..
The first wine from Chateau Suduiraut and it's stunning. This wine has the potential to age for decades to come and will benefit greatly from careful cellaring for the next few years. Under new management since 1992 the wine has been allowed to fulfill its full potential in recent years and been tou..
A fantastic dessert wine from Hungary. Made from 60% Furmint, 30% Harslevelu, and 10% Zeta. Made using uszu grapes (shrivelled grapes) and macerated for several hours. Afterwards, the 'aszu' or 'dough' is fermented in oak barrels for 2 years. The end result is a thick, syrup-like texture, punct..
This is the second wine from Chateau Suduiraut, it was made in a more approachable style in the sense that it can be enjoyed much younger then the first wine. It will however reward careful cellaring for years to come...