Mcleish Semillon Chardonnay 2011a

2014 Semillon/Chardonnay

$28.00

The blend of Semillon and Chardonnay brings together two classic Australian varietals. With the fresh citrus and grassy aromas of Semillon perfectly complimenting the rich peach and rockmelon flavours of Chardonnay.

The wine encompasses citrus, nectarine, white peach and herbaceous lifted grassy aromatics contributing to the wines aromatic freshness. While the palate delivers a balanced lively and intense citrus line with vanilla and herbal spice to the fore.

Blend: Semillon (50%) & Chardonnay (50%)

Awards:

Rated 91/100 2017 Halliday Wine Companion

Top 100 Wines of 2016 – “Best of the Rest”

 

2014 Vintage

An outstanding Vintage. In 2014 the Hunter Valley experienced an earlier and quicker vintage with the first grapes being harvested at optimum ripeness by the 7th of January. The warm ripening period provided an early vintage for both the whites and the reds. The exceptional quality fruit that is reflected in the immaculately balanced 2014 blend.

Vineyard

Our Semillon and Chardonnay are both hand harvested from vines grown in friable red duplex loam soil at Pokolbin in the Lower Hunter Valley.– the vines, planted in 1985 – consistently producing the purest and brightest signatures of classic Hunter Semillon and Chardonnay.

Winemaking

Chardonnay portion matured 50% in stainless steel and 50% in 1st year French barriques. Semillon 100% stainless steel. Bottled early to retain freshness and fruit focus.

Food Pairing

Creamy saffron and seafood fettuccine

Alcohol: 12.5%

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