2023 Sabi Wabi Sugi Semillon

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A different take on a regional favourite, this Hunter Semillon will challenge your conceptions and excite your palate
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In its youth, Semillon can be a bit plain and unexciting, so it's great to see a wine such as the Sabi Wabi Sugi Semillon, which brings a new (or very ancient) approach to this beloved grape.

Skin contact hs been practised in Georgia (in southwestern Asia) for thousands of years, and it's becoming increasingly common to find New World winemakers using it for their whites such as Semillon. Two weeks in stainless steel on skins gives this wine more body, phenolic richness and flavour, followed by six months on its lees.

The result? Texture, creaminess, saltiness, stone fruits, while still maintaining freshness and acidity.Yum.

Sourced from the Brycefield vineyard, located on Lovedale Road amongst gently undulating land in the heart of wine country in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley. Brycefield stands proud in its elevated position overlooking Pokolbin & Lovedale, with sweeping views of the Brokenback Ranges. West facing, planted on sandy loam & farmed sustainably.

Handpicked, destemmed & skin macerated for 2 weeks in stainless steel. Basket pressed & returned to stainless where spontaneous primary fermentation & natural malolactic conversion occurred followed by 6 month maturation on gross lees. Unfined, unfiltered & minimal SO2 added at bottling.

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    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    While my Wife loved the wine, I was very disappointed in your response to my photo and complaint about a large piece of ? In one of the bottles. I have been a wine drinker (from Grange down) for many years and I know and understand what fermentation sediment is. For you to pass off what I found as normal just beggars belief. I for one will never buy or recommend your product to anybody.

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