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'Dog Fence' Premium Tawny

'Dog Fence' Premium Tawny

Elegant and intense, we choose only the best for this solera-aged premium tawny.

David O'Leary Winemaker
$50.00
  • Wine Club Members Price
  • Vegan

Variety

Tawny

Food Pairing

Cheeses

Vintage

N/V

Colour

Rich red-amber with tawny hues.

Bouquet

Intricate medley of aromas featuring dried fruit and toasted spice, butterscotch, almond and rancio.

Palate

Intense rancio characters, flavours of Christmas fruit cake, lively acidity and spice. Rich, coating mouthfeel and smooth lingering finish. .

Ageing Potential

Drinking well now, but will continue to age wonderfully - up to 15 years.

Vinification

Hand-bottled at our Leasingham winery, the ‘Dog Fence’ is crafted from fruit from multiple vineyards then solera-aged in old fortified wine barrels, giving it a fantastic complexity. Winemakers David O’Leary and Nick Walker have used the traditional solera method - where wines of different maturities are slowly and carefully blended over many years - to create this elegant and intense tawny.

Winemaker Notes

An Australian icon, the ‘Dingo Fence’ - A.K.A. the ‘Dog Fence’ is one of the world’s longest structures, built in the 1880s to keep dingoes out of fertile lands. Clare Valley farmer and contractor Martin Smith has repaired the fence for years - and the only mate he brings on every long ride is our premium tawny.

Technical Details

Alcohol - 19.5%

pH - 3.06

Acidity - 7.1g/L