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2018 Hope Estate Semillon "Wollombi Block"

Hope Estate 2018 Semillon

Winery: Hope Estate

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Wollombi Block"

Wine Category: Semillon

Grape blend: 100% Semillon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Hunter Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $14

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: August 4, 2020

Wine Review: This white gold colored Semillon from Hope Estate is a terrific summer value wine. It opens with a lemon, grapefruit and ginger bouquet with hints of white peach and beeswax. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied with pleasant zesty and crisp acidity. The flavor profile is a mineral influenced lemon-lime blend with hints of Honeydew melon, ginger, quinine and a touch of white pepper. The finish is dry and refreshing. This is an ideal wine to serve on a hot summer day. I would pair this very good Semillon with grilled swordfish skewers or oysters on half shell. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Bright, lively, green-tinged straw color. A focused, fresh citrus nose with lemon, lime, and green apple. It has a crisp tight style with a good balance of fruit to acidity, with some minerality.

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