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Our Limited Release Semillon 2018
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Semillon

Our Limited Release Semillon 2018

The Barossa Valley has long been synonymous for producing high quality Semillon white wine, the 2018 vintage is no exception, being warm and dry and perfect conditions for Semillon ripening.

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The fruit for the 2018 vintage was sourced from a vineyard situated along the banks of Jacob’s Creek. The vineyard is almost directly opposite the Jacob's Creek brand home in the Barossa Valley. This single vineyard wine comes from 39 year old vines planted in 1979.

OVERVIEW
A high-quality Semillon from the Barossa Valley, a region renowned for this style of wine. Perfect for enjoying now but will also reward patience.

COLOUR
Extremely pale straw with vivid green tinges; expect this colour to deepen with age

AROMA
Granny Smith, yellow grapefruit, lime zest and hints of freshly cut grass. In time, honey and toast aromas will begin to develop

TASTE
The delicate palate is defined by bright acidity and mouth-watering citrus pith. After careful cellaring, this will evolve towards rich lemon marmalade.

ENJOY WITH
Indulge in the best fresh seafood: oysters, mussels, king prawns,  grilled flathead, or King George whiting.

IDEAL DRINKING WINDOW
Now to 2028  

REGION
Barossa Valley

VINTAGE CONDITIONS
The growing season started well with slightly higher than average rainfall. A warmer Spring lead to drier soils and good fruit set. As Semillon thrives in warm and dry climates, January and February saw perfect conditions, leading to an excellent vintage for Barossa Semillon.

WINEMAKING
Grapes from a single vineyard on the banks of Jacob’s Creek were fermented cold in stainless steel, using cultured yeast strains, to retain the bright citrus fruits and refreshing high acidity.