Yalumba "Museum Reserve" Antique Tawny (375ml)

SKU #1026670 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The Non-Vintage Museum Reserve Antique Tawny is medium amber-colored with aromas of ginger, figs and dates. Intense, ripe, and very sweet, it will finish off your meal in style.  (12/2009)

91 points Wine Spectator

 Dark and smoky, sweet but not syrupy, this features coffee, chocolate, walnut and hazelnut flavors that linger effortlessly. Touriga, Muscadelle, Tinta Molle, Tinta Cão, Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Drink now.  (4/2012)

90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Burnt orange with a yellow rim. Aromas of spices, grilled nuts, orange peel and musky earth evoke Tokaji. Firm and dry-edged in the mouth, with focused apricot pit and walnut flavors. The long, mineral-inflected finish is dry and bracing.  (11/2005)

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By: Michael Sojka | Review Date: 2/20/2012
For the price this is a 5* and I even say 4 - 4.5 price notwithstanding. Very complex Tawny with figs, dates, and a certain nuttiness. The flavors vary from fore and mid palate to the finish. Thank you to whoever it was at KL that recommended this to me while in the store.
Drink from 2012 to 2016

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