2018 1946 Vines Lovedale Semillon

2018 1946 Vines Lovedale Semillon

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It was with a firm belief in regional definition, single vineyard wines and a thorough understanding of the Hunter Valley landscape, that the late Maurice O'Shea planted the famed Lovedale vineyard in 1946. Lovedale is home to an extraordinary wine of delicacy, yet power, of poise yet intensity, of effortless, yet haunting length. A true vineyard wine, that sings of place and of time, a wine that could be from nowhere else on earth.

Semillon

2018

750ml

About this Wine

Region

Hunter Valley, NSW

Winemaker

Adrian Sparks

Vintage Overview

2018 Vintage Snapshot

Colour

Pale Straw with light green hues.

Aroma

Floral notes, lemongrass, lime and freshly cut lemons.

Palate

Beautifully balanced palate with perfect acidity providing cut and drive. Wonderfully intense citrus fruit flavors with excellent persistence.

Vinification/Maturation

Hand 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/Vol

11.5%

pH

3.05

Acidity

6

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Peak Drinking

Will cellar for up to 35 years

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