In a nutshell:
An exceptional Australian sweet wine from one of the true legends in Rutherglen, Victoria.
Originally called 'Tokay' due to a falsely believed lineage from Hungarian Tokaji, the grape in Victoria was later revealed as Muscadelle from Bordeaux - so in 2007 Australian producers renamed the style 'Topaque'. But the essence remains the same, for this style and the sweet Muscats - both of which have been called the 'world's richest wines'. Over-ripe or 'raisined' grapes are gently harvested and made into fortified sweet wine, put into barrels and blended in a solera system with equally sweet, fortified wines of previous vintages. Offering lavish richness, complexity, and roundness from pre-aging before release, this Topaque is hugely satisfying and exceptional value at this very modest price.
When to drink:
Perfect with toffee, dried fruit and nutty desserts or just on its own.