Stanton & Killeen Classic Tokay (500ML)
Other Dessert from Victoria, Australia
Light golden color with some brown and green tinges. Honey and malt characters on the bouquet mixed with some pleasant wood 'rancio' overtones. Luscious 'honey like' palate with a dry spirit finish. Excellent after dinner drink, especially with coffee and chocolates. Works well slightly chilled with dried fruit desserts or chocolate flavored desserts.
The Wine Advocate - "The light amber-colored Classic Tokay reveals wonderful sweetness along with an intriguing nose of marmalade, maple syrup, prunes, toffee, and honeyed tea. Full-bodied, unctuous, and sweet, it is remarkably light on its feet for its level of decadence. "
Stanton & Killeen Wines Winery
The winery is in a picturesque setting on gently undulating farmland with shaded parking and barbeque/picnic facilities. There is a comfortable fully air-conditioned cellar door tasting room where a full range of award winning table and dessert wines including distinctive full bodied dry reds, famous Rutherglen Muscats and Tokay Dessert Wines, Vintage Ports and White table wines are available for tasting and purchase. View all Stanton & Killeen Wines Wines
About VictoriaView a map of Victoria wineries
From stickies to Pinot Noir, Victoria is varied in its wines. The southernmost state of Australia, Victoria is third in wine production, after South Australia and New South Wales. The state is home to Yarra Valley as well as other cool climate growing regions, and yet, it also houses the regions of Rutherglen & Glenrowan. These two areas are hot and dusty and famous for their sweet, fortified stickies.
Notable FactsLots of coastline gives Victoria a cool climate, appropriate for growing grapes like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Many new regions are discovering their growing potential – especially with these grapes. Inland is a bit warmer, and some of the best fortified wines are made here,as well as some good shiraz. Victoria also makes the most Sparking Shiraz.
About AustraliaLike the United States, which is about the same size, Australia's winemaking regions are huddled into one or two pockets of the country. The state of South Australia, which produces about 60% of the country's wine, also has the most wineries and sub-regions, including McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley. New South Wales is home to the Hunter Valley, while the smaller, southern state of Victoria is best known for theYarra Valley. Head way west to the very large state of Western Australia and you'll find the tiny region of Margaret River at the southern tip.
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Alcohol By Volume GuideMost wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Wine Style Guide
Light & Crisp
- Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.
Fruity & Smooth
- Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.
Rich & Creamy
- Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.
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