2021 The Vinden Headcase An Ocean In Between The Waves Semillon

Insanely racy, vibrant Hunter Semillon aged exclusively in concrete egg.

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Crunchy, racy, limey, searing.. you get the picture of this stunningly lovely Hunter Semillon.

This differs from the Headcase Semillon as it was entirely aged in a large concrete egg and had some extended fine lees contact. But this doesn't feel overly broad and leesy, it's tightly coiled and ripe for juicy current drinking or a spell in the cellar.

To quote Gus Vinden it's.."my favourite Semillon I've ever made."

This Semillon was sourced from our Somerset Vineyard and handpicked in early February 2021. This particular block was planted by the Howard family in 1989, over red volcanic soil. The juice was fermented on fine solids in a large Concrete Egg and extended lees contact was allowed before being bottled. The wine shows the character of the old gnarled vines: refreshing natural acidity; citrus fruit and delicate minerality. Drink anytime over the next 10+ years.

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Vinden Estate

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 - Hunter Valley, NSW Vinden Estate

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