R. L. Buller & Son Fine Old Muscat 375ml

$17.99

SKU 05018

375ml

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Mid-reddish brown to amber at the rim. Aromatic raisiny/floral scents/hint of spirit. Initial sweetness and raisiny flavours linger to reveal complex hints of honey and lemons. Some rancio character. Underlying structure of tannin and well-integrated spirit. Finish is long and the honeyed flavours return and linger. Food Accompaniments: Muscat can be an interesting match for a range of fruit desserts and puddings; also good with soft, ripe blue cheeses and nuts.
Category Dessert Wine
Varietal
Country Australia
Region Victoria
Appellation Rutherglen
Brand R. L. Buller & Son
Alcohol/vol 18%
  • wa96

Wine AdvocateThe N.V. Fine Muscat offers the most complexity of this hedonistic trio. Dark amber-colored, it delivers flavors of toffee, caramel, brown sugar, and dates. It is well balanced and has a long, pure finish. R. L. Buller & Son was started in 1921 by the grandfather of Andrew Buller, the current winemaker. The winery remains one of the quality leaders in the production of sweet wines from the warm terroir of Rutherglen. Moreover, the wines cannot be duplicated anywhere else in the world.

Jay Miller, October 2007
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastFragrant with berries and citrus, this Muscat is also syrupy sweet without being cloying. Hints of coffee and caramel provide a deeper, darker foundation on the palate, with bits of candied orange peel and chocolate on the finish.

Joe Czerwinski, December 15, 2007
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorBright and sweet, with aromatic spices and prune flavors, picking up a nice hint of dried cherry and strawberry as the finish lingers.

Harvey Steiman, May 15, 2004