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McLeish Estate - McLeish Estate Cellar Reserve Semillon - 2009 Medal


TROPHY Schenker Australia Pty Ltd Perpetual Trophy for Best Medium Bodied Dry White Table Wine of Competition

BLUE-GOLD Award Winner
and one of the
TOP 1OO Wines of the Competition

Wine label

Judges' Comments

Kym Milne
Complex, tasty bottle aged nose with lemon zest aromas. Complex, still bright acidity, beeswax notes, and very long finish. Very taste yet refreshing foil with the fish dish.

Warren Gibson
Beautiful bottle age. Toast and honey. Rich and concentrated. Excellent with the fish. A nice synergy of flavours.

Meg Brodtmann
Incredible nose of toast, honey, lemon zest, preserved lemon.  Just so complex with freshness and development all in one.  A pure example of what Semillon can do with a bit of age.  Still fresh but with complexing development.  Surprisingly, the wine overpowered the fish.

Dr Ken Dobler
Really attractive green gold colour. Seductive vegetal and toasty aromas complexed with some lovely lanolin and citrus notes. Wonderful length of flavour with amazing complexity and power but with beautiful precision.

Brent Marris
Hint of straw and toastyness coming through. Good concentration of fruit with a lovely lemon backbone. Firmness of acidity and a slight grapefruit finish make this wine very appealing. Slight firmness on the finish. The fish dish gives the wine more zing and freshness. A great match.

Ying Tan
Light green –gold.  Toasty, oily, waxy, lemony lightly lanolin tinged apple and flowers nose.  Med-bodied, dry, fresh acidity, lime tinged waxy, lanolin, toast, apple, pear, floral mid-palate.  Elegant, richly flavoured and fresh.  Dry lime, floral, melon apple floral finish.  Long. Snapper seems to point up all the positive elements of the wine.

 

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Country Of Origin
Australia

Wine Style
Medium Bodied Dry White Wines

Grape Variety
Semillon - 100%

Geo Indicator or Region
Hunter Valley

Typical Retail Price
AUD$125.00

Alcohol 11% v/v

Closure
Screw cap

Customer Relations Person
Maryanne McLeish

Website
www.mcleishestatewines.com.au

Company's Facebook Page
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