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2017 Vinden Reserve Semillon

Hunter Valley, NSW

A true Hunter classic here from winemaking gun, Angus Vinden. A pristine Semillon.

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About

About the Wine

Hunter Valley and Semillon... two things that shine at their best when together.

Second-generation winemaker, Angus Vinden, loves to flex what a fantastic wine region the Hunter Valley is - after all, it's the oldest wine region in Australia. And what better way to display what the Hunter is capable of than crafting a Semillon.

With pristine fruit from two vineyards and a few years under its belt, it's filled with delicious citrussy freshness but in a soft, round package. Certain to continue to age gracefully, too, if you're patient.

About Vinden Wines

Young Angus Vinden is the owner/winemaker of this much-loved Hunter Valley winery.

Having taken the reins from his father just a few years ago, Gus is reimagining his family's wine label with a string of exciting, modern wines coming out of his cellar.

He sources fruit from some of the Hunter's greatest vineyards, focusing primarily on Semillon and Shiraz, as well as turning out a very good Tempranillo.

He's one of the young guns of the Hunter Valley that should have a close eye kept on him. His wines are on the up!

Winemaker Angus Vinden
Winemaker Angus Vinden
Hunter Valley, NSW
Additional Info

From the Producer

Sourced from two famous Semillon vineyards. Trevena Vineyard, planted in 1920 on sandy loam soils, these unirrigated vines are situated on Hermitage Road Pokolbin, and Somerset Vineyard in Pokolbin, planted in 1969 on sandy clay loam. The wine shows the character of the old gnarled vines; concentrated citrus fruit, refreshing acidity and delicate minerality. Great early drinking, however patience will be rewarded with cellaring up to 10+ years

Blend : Semillon (100%)
ABV : 10.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Angus in the vines
Angus in the vines
Hunter Valley, NSW
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"From the Trevena Vineyard planted 1920 and the Somerset Vineyard planted '69, both on sandy soil. Hand-picked and fermented naturally in stainless steel. A very attractive wine with just a hint of development leaving it in a good place. Ripe citrus and soft acidity suggest the next 5 years will see it at its best." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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