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Sunday, December 17, 2006

Wine Entry : Montana Late Harvest Selection 2002 (New Zealand)

This wine is available both at NTUC and Cold Storage, just checked it out and it is priced at S$28.70 at Cold Storage. One of the limited sweet wines available at these two supermarkets. The wine has a golden dark amber colour resembling a thick honey.

Smell : Scented honey-lemon, with a slight chrysanthemum flora scent.

Taste : Mildly flavourful, fairly balanced sweetness interlaced with citrus, lemon-lime acidity. Medium viscosity.

After-Taste : Minute bitter lemon at the end.

Description at back of bottle :
Montana’s Late Harvest Selection is a lush, sweet wine, characteristic of late harvested botrytised Marlborough grapes. Golden in colour, with flavours of lychees, pear and honey this wine has a rich palate and a balanced finished. Enjoy on its own, or try matching with creamy blue cheese, lemon soufflé, passionfruit cheese cake or apricot Florentines. May be cellared for up to three years.



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