Showing posts with label Semillon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Semillon. Show all posts

Friday, 24 February 2023

Briar Ridge Dairy Hill Semillon 2022


Go back to 2013 and this Dairy Hill Semillon was winning every trophy under the sun and deservedly so. With a proven ability to age, it's a wine worth adding to your black book. 

Briar Ridge Stockhausen Signature Semillon 2022


I really love this label. What a fine tribute to the late Karl Stockhausen who did so much for the Hunter Valley. This Semillon exudes some cool summer vibes.

Thursday, 26 January 2023

Usher Tinkler 9th Fable Semillon 2022


As per the label, "Semillon, the Lone Wolf, a somewhat misunderstood creature, is spirited and luminous at heart." These 9th Fable wines are part of Usher Tinkler's export wines heading to Colorado, USA. Quality seeps through its pores.

Parched Crow Semillon 2017


Good gear this. A six year old Semillon from a relative newbie on the Hunter scene - The Parched Crow. It shows a gradual development with a few years left under its wings.

Monday, 26 December 2022

Sunday, 20 November 2022

Gundog Estate Indomitus Albus 2022


Something a little different - Hunter Semillon meets Canberra Riesling. Bang! The first whiff slices through you. A smart wine this.

Wednesday, 5 October 2022

Levantine Hill Mélange Traditionnel Blanc 2017


As the back label says, this is an 'Old world inspired traditional white blend'.

Yarra Yering Dry White No.1 2021


So fresh, this Semillon and Chardonnay blend is cleansing with a little crunch on close. Nicely done.

Saturday, 10 September 2022

Gundog Estate The Chase Semillon 2022


Sizzling. Such a refreshing Semillon. There's a dab of texture to up the enjoyment factor too. You get the sense you are biting into a green apple. Yum!

Thursday, 8 September 2022

Gundog Estate Off-Dry Semillon 2022


The last Off-Dry Semillon from Gundog Estate that came across the tasting bench was made with fruit from the Canberra district. This 2022 release heads back to its Hunter Valley roots.

Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Gundog Estate Wild Semillon 2022


Off-dry Semillon ready to be thrown at curry night or anything with a lick of spice for that matter.

Sunday, 4 September 2022

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Usher Tinkler Death By Semillon 2022


A cool label, a killer name plus some crafty winemaking and Usher Tinkler can't keep enough stock on the shelves. The demand for this Semillon is quite something. 

Monday, 25 July 2022

De Iuliis Aged Release Semillon 2017


Aged Semillon is a beautiful thing. It was great to see the 2016 and 2017 aged releases from De Iuliis side by side. I preferred this 2017 to the 2016.

Thursday, 21 July 2022

Usher Tinkler White 2022


Clean and fresh, this is an easy-going white that slots right into the "crowd pleaser" category.

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Juniper Estate Three Fields Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2019


There is some serious complexity about this Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon blend from Margaret River. Another great release in Juniper Estate's Three Fields range.

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Huntington Estate Special Reserve Semillon 2021


There is nothing like a vibrant and fresh Semillon to brighten your afternoon mood. Sip this in the sun or with a bucket of prawns. For me, I'd do both.

De Iuliis Aged Release Semillon 2016


Although the shelves in retail land are packed with current vintage wines, isn't it a beautiful thing that some wineries hold back stock for an aged release? Only 150 dozen were tucked away of this Semillon and what a treat it is for those who enjoy Semillon with some time on its side.