2016 Tyrrell's Stevens Semillon 1.5L

A double-sized version of the famous Stevens Semillon.

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Description

The Stevens vineyard fruit has made by to the Tyrrell family since the 1993 vintage.

Tyrrell patriarch, Bruce Tyrrell says it's the vineyard that first inspired the Single Vineyard bottling program at Tyrrell's due to the unique quality of fruit this vineyard delivers year-in-year-out. The red soils of this site yeild minerally, chalky, powerful Semillon which cellars beautifully.

Made the same way as the iconic Vat 1 Semillon, this wine offers exceptional value for money and is now one of the most recogisable Semillons in the Hunter Valley.

Vintage Conditions

The 2016 growing season was one that started with great promise with our wettest winter in nearly a decade. Perfect conditions for budburst and flowering were followed by an unsettled summer consisting of hot days and wild storms. Luckily these weather patterns calmed down into one of the driest February's on record.

Vineyard

With an average vine age of 66 years, Vat 9 2016 is a blend of the 1892 8 Acres block, 1968 Contour block, and 1968 Weinkellar east block. All these blocks are dry grown and feature similar soil types, red volcanic clay over limestone, which is ideal for super premium Hunter Valley Shiraz.

Winemaker's Notes

The individual blocks were all handpicked and the fruit was destemmed but not crushed to encourage whole berry fermentation in open top stainless steel vats. Matured in mostly newer French oak casks (2,700Lt) until blending in April 2017 and bottling one month later.

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