Denmark Back Beach Late Harvest Sweet White 2018
What is Late Harvest Sweet White Riesling
A sweet white wine made from 100% Riesling fruit that has been harvested late to increase natural sugar sweetness. Beautiful sweet aromas and flavours result in late harvesting of the fruit.
About the Producer
The winery that produces this Denmark Back Beach Late Harvest Sweet White 2018 are rated a perfect 5 Red Stars by James Halliday in his 2018 Wine Companion. The winery has a strong commitment to quality; they enticed one of WA’s best winemakers to come on board in what were the beginnings of one of today’s most promising Western Australian boutique wine brands. Through the dedicated winemaking team’s extensive experience, the sourcing of the state’s best fruit and the family’s passion and commitment to quality, this winery wines hold the promise of something special. They are proud to bring wine lovers a passion for wines that are made with a relentless commitment to quality.
About the region
The Great Southern lies along the Southern Ocean on Western Australia’s south coast.
The pristine ocean and rugged coastline is only part of a spectacular natural environment that includes the ancient Stirling and Porongurup Ranges, magnificent forest, visiting whales and a multitude of wildflowers in season.
Great Southern wines are produced in five sub regions characterized by unique geomorphic and climatic conditions. The sub regions of Albany, Denmark, Frankland River, Mount Barker and Porongurup all produce distinctive premium table wines that benefit from cool climate viticulture in a clean and green environment.
The Great Southern region of Western Australia continues to develop an enviable reputation for producing premium, cool climate table wine. Riesling and Shiraz are the cornerstones of an environment that produces a wide range of distinctive wines from classic and emerging varietals.
About The Wine
This Denmark Back Beach Late Harvest Sweet White 2016 is a particularly challenging wine to make as there must be a balance between desired sweetness and crisp acidity. The wine is 100% Riesling and the bouquet is highlighted by rose petal, floral and musk aromas. The palate is balanced, sweet and juicy. A beautiful sweet white wine for those who love them sweet.
Comments From Wine Buyer Steve
All I can say is that if you love sweet white wines then this is for you. It is made by one of the best wineries in Denmark using 100% Estate Grown Riesling fruit. It is a beautiful crisp sweet wine for those who love all things sweet.
My Score 90/100 WACC Silver Medal.