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Akarua Alchemy Ice 2019

This spectacular wine, inspired by the great Ice Wines of Canada and Europe, is a top seller at our Cellar Doors in Bannockburn and Arrowtown. Even those thinking they "don't like sweet wine" are seduced by this style and leave with a bottle or two tucked under their arm. It is a remarkable balance of intoxicating richness with crisp acidity and undeniably delicious. ... read more

Alchemy Ice

Volume: 375ml

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2018
"The golden hue and rich viscosity produce a stunning visual in the glass. The beautifully concentrated floral and spicy aromas open out to flavours of apricot, lychee and honeyed caramel. The palate remains fresh and vibrant with balanced acidity and a supportive phenolic structure."
No 1 Sweet Wine, 5 Stars,
Cuisine Magazine Sweet Wine Tasting
October 2019

2017
"This year’s Top NZ sweet wine pays homage to the noble varietals of Riesling and Gewürztraminer. It champions all that we love in ice wine styles, pure richness and opulence. Whether you subscribe to the theories of Alchemy or not, this wine certainly lives up to its name, defining its own shapes and bounds. Concentrated aromatic notes of Turkish delight are suspended in a rich, golden hue with a powerful palate that is intensely sweet, focused and balanced, beautifully showcasing the blend."
No 1 Sweet Wine, 5 stars
Cuisine Magazine Sweet Wine Tasting
November 2018

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