This wine demonstrates exotic coffee, malt, vanilla bean and mocha aromas and flavours which linger on the palate long after tasting. The base for the Rare wines is sourced only from exceptional material; the very best we can produce. The solera for this wine is meticulously maintained.
Serve after dinner with a platter of soft cheeses, nuts and caramel based puddings.
Once opened the wine cab be enjoyed over many months.
“The dark mahogany and olive rim to the hue turns out to be a sure sign of a wine that is as magnificently complex as it ever was. It’s absolutely certain the wine is being sold in tiny quantities to protect the quality of the solera. Its viscosity as it slowly pours from the neck of the bottle is yet another sign. The explosive impact of the first taste is otherworldly as dark spices, tea, butterscotch and vibrant, mouthwatering acidity carries all the aromas and flavours that have gone before to a long, lingering finish and aftertaste.” James Halliday
The unpretentious public face of this small family winery belies the fact that they produce some of the richest and most acclaimed wines in the world. Since arriving in Rutherglen, north eastern Victoria, six generations ago, the family has quietly gone about establishing a particularly enviable reputation for their fortified wines. Stephen Chambers is now making his own mark after taking over the winemaking role from his legendary father Bill Chambers OAM.
In 2019 their Old Vine Muscadelle received gold and the trophy for Best Commercial Muscadelle. Their Rutherglen Muscadelle received gold in the same Best Commercial Muscadelle category.