954. RUTHERGLEN MUSCAT, Stanton and Killeen. Australia (Half bottle)
Alcohol Percentage: 17.5%
Size of bottle: Half bottle
Area: The town of Rutherglen is in north east Victoria
Grape Variety: 100% Muscat A Petit Grains Rouge (also know as Brown Muscat); picked very ripe, then gently fortified to produce a lusciously sweet wine. This example is not aged in wood
Producer: In 1855 Timothy Stanton gave up his job as a mechanic in West Suffolk and moved his family to Australia to search for gold. By 1875 the Stantons were well established as successful Rutherglen wine growers. Norman Killeen married into the family in 1948
Cellar Potential: Not designed for further ageing but will be absolutely fine if kept 5 years
Old Bridge Rating: Great value - huge intensity for the price. Works well with chocolate or sticky puddings
Press Reviews: Silver Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2011.
Sliver Medal at the 2013 "Drinks Business Fortified Masters".
£14.50 per bottle
£13.78 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£13.05 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles