Ironbark Hill Semillon Verdelho

Ironbark Hill Semillon Verdelho

2018 Semillon Blend
Hunter Valley, NSW

Rich tropical fruits of guava and pineapple with a zesty finish

From $19.25 per bottle

Wine Details

Region
Hunter Valley
Vintage
2018
Type
White Wine
Variety
Semillon Blend
Volume
750mL
Alcohol Volume
12%
PH
3.09
Acidity
6.7
Maturation
Stainless until bottled
Closure
Screw Cap
Bottling Date
November 2018
Vineyard Notes
Vintage 2018 arrived early after an early budburst in Spring. A long, dry season resulted in virtually no disease pressure throughout the region. Winemakers were able to make picking decisions purely on when grapes displayed perfect ripeness. Cool nights allowed beautiful acid retention and concentrated varietal flavours.
Winemaking
Damien Stevens | Peter Drayton Separately, the juice from each variety was chilled and settled in stainless. Ferment was by cultured yeast. The wine was fined, racked and then held in stainless before blending and then bottling.
Colour
Light pale straw
Bouquet
Citrus and lemongrass
Palate
Rich tropical fruits of guava and pineapple with a zesty finish
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
1-2 years
Food Matches
Fresh seafood salad, sushi or thai based meals

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