The dessert wines contain notes of caramel, vanilla and apricots.
The varietal is best known for its use in the unctuous dessert wines from the Sauternes region of France, but the dry versions drink remarkably well and are frequently very affordable.
These are Marsala, Port and Almondoro dessert wines made from California Central Valley grapes.
This includes Marsala, Sherry, and Port dessert wines that are probably better suited for cooking than on their own.
The most common example of late harvest wines are dessert wines.