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2007 Hope Estate Semillon "Signature Series"

Hope Estate 2007 Signature Series Semillon

Winery: Hope Estate

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Signature Series"

Wine Category: Semillon

Grape blend: 100% Semillon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Hunter Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $27

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 91.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: July 31, 2020

Wine Review: This aged Semillon is golden yellow colored and opens with a bee’s wax and plump golden raisin bouquet with hints of butter and honeysuckle. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, silky and lush. It has a great mouthfeel. The flavor profile is a tasty honey, buttered toast and mild quince blend. I also detected hints of vanilla, saline, white peach and touch of ginger. The finish is dry and floats away nicely. This Semillon is ideal to enjoy on its own. With food, try it with coquilles St. Jacques. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Tasting this you can see why the Hunter is famous for Semillon. The classic citrus characters were evident when more youthful but the wine is starting to develop the highly renowned toast and lanolin characters that appear after about 7 years in bottle. - Michael Hope

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