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2010 SEMILLON

WINEMAKING NOTES

The fruit for this wine was grown on the upper terrace at Askerne Vineyard and is predominantly Clone 14 Semillon. It was hand harvested and sorted on 30/04/2010 at an average 22 brix. The wine was fermented and aged on its lees in French oak barriques 33% new, 33% 1 year and 34% older oak for 9 months.

ANALYSIS

PH 3.24

TA 6.9 g/l

Alcohol 12.5%

TASTING NOTES

Lemon, lime and orange blossom aromas on the nose combine with lingering lemon and granny smith apple characters on the palate. This is a crisp, zingy wine that will develop honeyed characters as it ages.
An excellent accompaniment for fish and shellfish.

AWARDS

Silver Medal Bragato Wine Awards 2011

Silver Medal A&P Wine Awards 2011

Bronze Medal NZ International Wine Show 2011

3 Stars Winestate Magazine