2006 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

2006 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Product Description

88 points and 4 Stars James Halliday. Lime pith and citrus, honey nettle and freshly ground cumin seed overlay a juicy core of guava and kiwi fruit. Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc (60%, 40%).

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Bronze Medals Royal Sydney Wine Show. Bronze Medals Royal Hobart Wine Show. 4 Stars 88 Points James Halliday 2008 Wine Companion.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River.
Colour: Straw yellow tinged with green.
Bouquet: Aromas of lime pith and citrus, honey nettle and freshly ground cumin seed overlay a juicy core of guava and kiwi fruit.
Palate: This wine is juicy, fresh and restrained – affording excellent mid-palate depth and juiciness, bound tightly by a tantalising natural acid zing and minerality, finishing with a long flavoursome finish.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Cool elegant year.
Vinification: 100% free-run juice, fermented at moderate to warm temperatures with clear to cloudy juices in 78% stainless steel and 22% barrel. The wine spent 4 weeks on light lees post fermentation to add texture.
Cellaring Potential: Suggested best 2006- 7/8; Suggested maximum 2010.
Oak Treatment: 22% barrel fermented, 1% new French oak and 2% new American oak barriques.
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with fresh lemon seafood dishes, seafood salads, or simply in the sun.
Alcohol: 12%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 3.5 g/L
pH: 3.04
Acidity: 7.4 g/L
Harvest Date: March 2006
Bottling Date: July 2006