Mount Pleasant Elizabeth Semillon 2004 (6 x 750mL), NSW

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Overview

The palate is a reflection of the wonderful bouquet, with tight lemon and lime flavours held within a lovely long acid structure. The wine has excellent length and depth of flavour which promises great things for the future.

Region:
NSW - Hunter Valley
State:
New South Wales
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

"This luscious Hunter Valley Semillon has established itself as one of Australia's benchmark examples. Reap the benefits of bottle age with toast and lanolin characters that are balanced by a fresh, clean finish." - (Selector, 1/7/2009)

"This aged Hunter Valley has a rernarkable reputation. It's fresh, toasty flavours lead to great enjoyment." (John Fordham, Sunday Telegraph, 2/8/2009)

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Very pale straw in colour.

Aroma

This wine displays all the primary fruit characters found in younger Hunter Semillons, with lime, lemon blossom, tropical fruits and subtle nutty straw complexity.

Palate

The palate is a reflection of the wonderful bouquet, with tight lemon and lime flavours held within a lovely long acid structure. The wine has excellent length and depth of flavour which promises great things for the future.

Vintage
2009
Region
NSW - Hunter Valley
Grape Style
Semillon
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
10.8%

Winery Profile

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McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant, home to the Old Hill Vineyard planted in 1880, is one of Australia’s most treasured vineyard sites.

The Estate was established in 1921 by the legendary winemaker Maurice O’Shea who also coined the property’s name – a name which would go on to grace his wine labels. O’Shea brought sophisticated blending and oak treatment techniques to his winemaking and his unique and inspired wines drew praise for their intensity of flavour and significant longevity.

In 1941, the McWilliam family acquired ownership of the Mount Pleasant winery. Holding a special talent for recognising the unique characteristics and longevity of Hunter Valley table wines, Chief Winemaker Maurice O’Shea was encouraged to pursue his creations.

There have been only three Chief Winemakers at Mount Pleasant since 1921, ensuring the winery’s consistency in wine style and quality. Current Chief Winemaker Phil Ryan joined McWilliam’s in 1965 at the age of 19 and his extensive contribution to the New South Wales wine industry was recognised when he was awarded the prestigious Graham Gregory Trophy.

The Mount Pleasant range draws from more than 90 years of vintage experience to deliver varietal classics and is today recognised for its powerful Hunter Valley Shiraz and dedication to creating benchmark Hunter Valley Semillon.Located just two hours North of Sydney, McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant creates some of Australia’s most celebrated and awarded wine styles.

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