Hunter Valley Reserve Fume 2014

$32.00

GOLD Sydney International Wine Competition 2016

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Hunter Valley Reserve Fume 2013 wine is made from our Hayshed Block Semillon and McCormick’s Sauvignon Blanc. Waxy, lactose note with lemon and lemongrass. A gentle smokiness.

Wine Type

White Wines

Year

2014

Oak Treatment

Barrel ferment on solids in older French hogsheads gives the Fume a subtle smoked character and palate weight.

Cellaring

Young and appealing now but will be better in a year or three!! 2017

Serve

Slightly chilled

Food Pairing

Seafood, Chicken

Tasting Notes

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Appearance

Pale straw with hints of green

Nose

ntense aromas of citrus, passionfruit and freshly cut grass with hints of toast and grilled nuts.

Palate

This is an intriguing wine that balances youthful fresh and lively characteristics with the added palate weight and complexity of a barrel fermented wine.

Specifications

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Growing Region

Upper Hunter Valley

Technical Details

13.0 % alcohol

Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc

Awards

93 points James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015
"Highly textural. Has far more appeal than you might predict. Made with semillon and sauvignon blanc, fermented in oak. Waxy, lactose notes with lemon and lemongrass. A gentle smokiness. Most appealing now but will be better in a year or three" Cellar to 2016

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