McLeish Estate are one of the most awarded boutique Semillon producer’s in Australia. Creating a range of single vineyard Semillon’s that are acclaimed and celebrated throughout the world. This is a true recognition of the premium quality and the attention to detail that is applied throughout the whole winemaking process.
Pale golden with green tinged, with complex lemon flower, with fragrant hints of tropical passionfruit and green apple.
With bottle age, generous layers of lanolin, toasted hazelnut and honey will develop.
The palate delivers a lively fresh citrus palate with ripe tropical fruit flavours. A pristine line of fine lime, lemon peel freshness. The mouth – watering acidity provides length of flavour on the palate.
This wine cellar to be the benchmark example of Hunter Valley Semillon.
The Hunter Valley experienced an earlier and quicker vintage. 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 crisp 2018 Semillon.
Our Semillon is 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 Hunter Semillon.
Cuisine: Fresh Sydney Rock Oysters, Kingfish
Cellaring: Our expression of Semillon is crafted to display vibrancy and lean acidity in its youth, while cellaring into the next 10 years will reward with the 2018 Semillon developing added complexity and honey comb texture over time.