We call them dessert wines but the Australian term captures the glutinous sweetness of these wines better. Some people think that sweet wines must come from sweet grapes. 542 more words
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These wines are late harvested, when mists are created in the humid fall, causing a mold to attack the grapes. The trick, which requires considerable skill, is to harvest the grapes, which now look like raisins, at exactly the right moment, before the grapes become useless.