Late Harvest

Late Harvest wines are a unique and delightful category of dessert wines, made from grapes that have been left on the vine longer than usual, allowing them to develop higher sugar concentrations. This extended ripening period imparts a rich, sweet, and complex character to the wines. Late Harvest wines are produced in various regions around the world and can be made from both white and red grape varieties, such as Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Zinfandel.

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Common Tasting Notes

apricot, honey, peach, pineapple, candied citrus, fig, caramel, butterscotch, toffee, marmalade, marzipan, quince, vanilla, toasted almond, ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, raisin, brown sugar

What does it pair with?

Late Harvest wines are best enjoyed with dessert or on their own as a dessert substitute. Their rich, sweet character pairs beautifully with fruit-based desserts like tarts, cobblers, or crumbles, as well as creamy treats like cheesecake, panna cotta, or custard. Late Harvest wines can also complement savory dishes with sweet elements, such as foie gras with a fruit compote or blue cheese drizzled with honey. Additionally, the wines' sweetness and viscosity make them a great match for spicy dishes, where their luscious texture helps to tame the heat.

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