Specials Stanton & Killeen Rutherglen Ruby

Stanton & Killeen Rutherglen Ruby

Stanton & Killeen Rutherglen Ruby
 
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Nick Bulleid MW's Tasting Note

Background

This fortified wine was made principally from Shiraz grapes, with smaller portions of the Portuguese variety Touriga nacional and Cabernet sauvignon. The wines are matured in large old casks and blended to an average age of about three years to give the ideal balance of fresh fruit and maturity.

Colour

Light to mid red, with garnet on the edge

Nose

Red plum, slight nuttiness and spices from maturation

Structure/Palate

Sweet red fruits, a soft balance and a fine brush of tannin. Nicely balanced sweetness.

This wine is delicious with rich, sticky desserts or soft cheeses. It’s fully ready to drink and will not mature further in bottle.

Unit Size Bottle
Bottle Size 500mL
Bottle Closure Screwcap
Alcohol 18.0%
Cellaring Potential Matured at the winery over many years in a modified solero system. Bottled in small amounts to achieve maximum freshness, it is recommended to drink this wine within 2 years of purchase. Once opened, it can be consumed over several months.
Serving Suggestion A cheese platter consisting of creamy brie or camembert, cheddar and a firm blue cheese with dried Muscatels, nuts and fruitcake.
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