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Thorn Clarke 18 year old Tawny Port
Thorn Clarke
Australia - South Australia

The Single Vineyard Selection range focuses on single site, small batch wines, highlighting the true characteristics of each individual variety. Each block is hand selected by our winemaker and viticulturist each year, choosing the wines that best reflect the strengths of each individual vintage.

Tawny brown in color. This wine exhibits lifted a nose of raisins, dried fruits and plum pudding. The palate is rich and viscous with roasted apples, sultanas and cream caramel the predominant flavors. The sweetness is well-balanced with clean acidity and gives the palate fantastic length.

Specifications
Wine Type
Fortified/Dessert
Varietal(s)
Predominately Grenache (33%), Shiraz (16%) and Touriga (16%)
Pairings

This wine would be served equally well with sweet desserts or with petit fours and coffee.

Reviews and News

Thorn-Clarke 18 Year Old Rare Tawny Port - 91 PTS - IWR

Thorn-Clarke 18 Year Old Rare Tawny Port - 91 PTS - IWR

iwinereview"Medium dark red. With a sumptuous nose and a complex and expressive palate, this Tawny Port style wine offers layers of dried fruit, caramel, espresso and toasted walnuts. It has a lush, creamy texture and a lingering, sweet finish. Made from a blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Touriga Nacional."
- International Wine Review (Succulent Sweet Wines for the Holidays: The Best of 2018), 91 pts

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Thorn-Clarke 18 Year Old Rare Tawny Port - 90 PTS - WS

Thorn-Clarke 18 Year Old Rare Tawny Port - 90 PTS - WS

wine spectator 90 pts"Dark and sweet, with coffee and allspice notes weaving through a fairly sweet layer of tea, walnut and crème brûlée. Persists nicely. Drink now.—H.S

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Producer Information: Thorn Clarke

The name Thorn-Clarke represents the union between two families with deep roots in the Barossa Valley and six generations of grape growing. Cheryl Clarke’s (née Thorn) family were some of ...
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