Villiera Dessert & Fortified Wines (archived)


When conditions are favourable, Villiera produces Noble Late Harvest dessert wines using Riesling and Chenin Blanc varietals - our best known is the highly rated Villiera Inspiration. Villiera also produces a Late Bottled Vintage style of fortified red dessert wine called "Fired Earth".

DESSERT WINES
Inspiration Noble Late Harvest

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Villiera Chenin Blanc 2013

The wine has intense fruit with a hint of wood spice on the nose, including pineapple, guava and citrus. On the palate it is rich and medium bodied with good balance and a long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS:  pH:  TA:  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Down to Earth Rose 2005

This Down to Earth Rose demonstrates the art of blending. It is not a by-product of red wine production but a purpose made ros from Pinotage, Gamay Noir and Shiraz ensuring it is uniquely South African.
The Pinotage contributes richness, the Gamay Noir ensures elegance and the Shiraz adds complexity. The wine is balanced with good length, but above all it makes you reach for another glass.

Alc: 13.50  RS: 2.00  pH: 3.60  TA: 5.50  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Inspiration 2003

This botrytis infected noble late harvest Chenin Blanc has a brilliant golden appearance. It is intensely fragrant with hints of honey, raisins, marmalade and nuts penetrating the aroma. On the palate it is rich and sweet, but with sufficient acid to balance and it lingers forever.
Alc: 12.7  RS: 120  pH: 3.7  TA: 8.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Inspiration 2005

This botrytis infected noble late harvest Chenin Blanc has a brilliant golden appearance. It is intensely fragrant with hints of honey, raisins, marmalade and nuts penetrating the aroma. On the palate it is rich and sweet, but with sufficient acid to balance and it lingers forever.
Alc: 13.2  RS: 153  pH: 3.8  TA: 10  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Inspiration 2000

This botrytis infected noble late harvest Chenin Blanc has a brilliant golden appearance. It is intensely fragrant with hints of honey, raisins, marmalade and nuts penetrating the aroma. On the palate it is rich and sweet, but with sufficient acid to balance and it lingers forever.
Alc: 13  RS: 140  pH: 3.9  TA: 9.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Inspiration 2001

This botrytis infected noble late harvest Chenin Blanc has a brilliant golden appearance. It is intensely fragrant with hints of honey, raisins, marmalade and nuts penetrating the aroma. On the palate it is rich and sweet, but with sufficient acid to balance and it lingers forever.
Alc: 12.5  RS: 110  pH: 3.8  TA: 9.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Down to Earth White 2013

After careful attention to blending these components we achieved the required result, with fresh gooseberries and passion fruit from the Sauvignon Blanc. The Semillon contributes the more herbaceous, grassy character as well as complexity to the palate.

The wine is balanced with good length, but above all it makes you reach for another glass.

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Villiera Cellar Door Noble Late Rhine Riesling 2005 (DISCONTINUED) -  SOLD OUT

This botrytis infected noble late harvest Rhine Riesling has a brilliant golden appearance. It is intensely fragrant with hints of honey, nuts and spice. On the palate it is rich and sweet, but with sufficient acid to balance and it lingers forever.
Alc: 13.2  RS: 104  pH: 3.6  TA: 8.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Blanc Fumé 2003

Villiera's 2003 Blanc Fum displays all the characteristics of well ripened fruit and barrel fermentation. Gooseberries and subtle oak spice are evident on the nose while on the palate the Blanc Fum displays good structure and balance with an elegant richness, and a long persistent aftertaste.
Alc: 13.6  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Fired Earth 2001

On the nose it shows, ripe luscious berry fruit with a hint of vanilla and spice from the barrels. The palate is rich and powerful with excellent balance of sugar and alcohol.
Alc: 20.3  RS: 90  pH: 3.76  TA: 5.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Fired Earth 2004 (DISCONTINUED) -  SOLD OUT

On the nose it shows, ripe luscious berry fruit with a hint of vanilla and spice from the barrels. The palate is rich and powerful with excellent balance of sugar and alcohol.
Alc: 20.7  RS: 96  pH: 3.68  TA: 6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Fired Earth 2000

On the nose it shows, ripe luscious berry fruit with a hint of vanilla and spice from the barrels. The palate is rich and powerful with excellent balance of sugar and alcohol.
Alc: 20  RS: 91.25  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.35  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Blanc Fumé 1999

Gooseberries and subtle oak spice are evident on the nose while on the palate the Blanc Fumé displays good structure and balance with an elegant richness, and long persistent aftertaste.
Alc: 13.7  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Blanc Fumé 2000

Gooseberries and subtle oak spice are evident on the nose while on the palate the Blanc Fumé displays good structure and balance with an elegant richness, and a long persistent aftertaste.
Alc: 13.6  RS: 5.2  pH: 3.65  TA: 2.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Inspiration 2006

This botrytis infected noble late harvest Chenin Blanc has a brilliant golden appearance. It is intensely fragrant with hints of honey, raisins, marmalade and nuts penetrating the aroma. On the palate it is rich and sweet, but with sufficient acid to balance and it lingers forever.
Alc: 14.4  RS: 168  pH: 3.85  TA: 9.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:



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