Brokenwood Oakey Creek Vineyard Semillon 2011

Oakey Creek is a source of fruit for many top Hunter producers.  Fruit from this vineyard also goes into Brokenwood’s top Semillon, the ILR Reserve. 6 years old on release.

Brokenwood, Oakey Creek Vineyard, Semillon, Hunter Valley, 2011

The colour is just starting to change, but still displays a hint of the youthful green luminescence. Perfumed notes of nougat, lime cordial, lemon biscuit and sliced lemon grass. An archetype for Hunter Valley semillon: even with 6 years of ageing the acidity races through the talcy texture with fine smoky lime. Easily has another decade of cellaring potential.

RRP: $55
Alc: 11%
Rating 18.5/20

Wine sample courtesy of Brokenwood

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