The Pfeiffer family have been plying their trade in the region since 1984 when Chris and his wife Robyn made a split second decision to purchase the Old Rutherglen Distillery from Seppelts. Their daughter Jen was lured back to the family business in the ‘00s and has had a firm hand in taking the winery to the next level.
1995 Pfeiffer Christopher’s Vintage – $81
With just over 20 years of age, this stellar vintage port offers complex notes of licorice, raspberry and milk chocolate alongside aged characters of leather and forest floor. Complemented by high quality brandy spirit, this fortified is aging gracefully. 1995 was a warm and dry year, evidence in the fruits bold profile. Made from 100% Rutherglen shiraz it is drinking beautifully now and will continue to mature for the short to medium term.
2015 Pfeiffer Christopher’s Vintage – $29
With a swag of gold medals already under its belt, this youthful fortified is incredibly alluring and alluring. Made from the infamous Portuguese grape varieties; touriga nacional, tinta roriz, tinta barocca and tinta cao, it is bursting with eloquent aromas of violets, roses, blackcurrants and licorice. Don’t be fooled be its bashful nature, as its very fine and firm tannins are tongue coating, promising many years ahead of cellaring time- if you can resist drinking all your stash now. One of the best young Aussie VP’s we’ve tasted!
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