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RegionHunter Valley, NSW
WinemakerAdrian Sparks
ColourPale Straw with bright green hues.
AromaClassic citrus characters of lime & lemongrass predominate with wonderful intensity and purity.
PalateAn elegant yet intense palate of pure Semillon fruit providing great line & length.
Growing ConditionsAn excellent year in the Hunter Valley. Dry throughout the growing season, the vineyards burst early but a cool spring slowed the growth periods, meaning ripening was around 2-3 weeks later than usual. December saw warm weather with average rainfall allowing for healthy and clean canopies giving excellent ripening conditions. January and February saw significantly lower than average rainfall conditions which meant ripening was even and let the team have the ability to pick fruit at its optimum ripeness. The Semillon blocks were picked slightly riper than normal due to the warm weather, with excellent power and flavour levels at slightly higher baumes.
Vinification/MaturationHand picked in the early morning to ensure the fruit was cool, destemmed to press where only 500 Litres per tonne of the finest free run was taken. Settled, racked and inoculated for a clean & cold fermentation which took 14 days. Chilled and fined before bottling.
Alcohol/Vol10.5%
pH3.14pH
Acidity (TA)6.5 g/L
Bottles per Case6
Peak DrinkingWill drink now or cellar for up to 35 years

Mount Pleasant’s most floral and expressive Semillon. Named after a section of the Lovedale Vineyard, the nose opens with classic citrus characters of lime & lemongrass . The palate shows elegant yet intense palate of pure Semillon fruit providing great line & length. Will drink now or with careful cellaring this wine will develop over the next 35 years.

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 27 x 18 x 35 cm

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