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Dorrien Estate "old Contemptibles" Australia Tawny 500ml NV
  • From a 5 Star winery
  • Luscious with intense flavours of spicy caramel
  • Matured in oak hogsheads over many years

Dorrien Estate "old Contemptibles" Australia Tawny 500ml NV x6

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In 1914 under the command of General Lockwood Smith-Dorrien the valiant soldiers of the empire, The Old Contemptibles, were forced to dig in. This Tawny is dedicated to them. Made from selected from parcels of the finest fruit matured in oak hogsheads, the palate is luscious, rich and sweet with intense flavours of spicy caramel and chocolate.

Wine Region

AUSTRALIA

Drink Until

2024

Varieties

Selected Tawny's have been blended together to create this masterpiece.

Alcohol

18.0%

Foods

Bitey cheddar cheese.

Oak

Old hogsheads.

Colour

Deep tawny colours.

Nose

Intense bouquet of spicy, caramel and brandy characters.

Palate

Luscious with intense flavours of spicy caramel which is lifted by the clean brandy spirit following through the silky palate.

Background

Under the command of General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, the Old Contemptibles (the valiant soldiers of the empire halted the German Army at Le Cateau in 1914 forcing them to dig in for 4 long years of Trench warfare. This Very Old Tawny is dedicated to the spirit of the men who served and fell in the great war.

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