Henschke `Louis` Semillon 2010 (6 x 750mL), Eden Valley, SA.

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Overview

A tribute to Louis Edmund Henschke (1919-1990), the fourth-generation grower of the Hill of Grace vineyard. His expertise as a vigneron has resulted in a legacy in the form of the famous vineyard being maintained using long-term organic principles. The semillon is a reserve selection from 50-year-old vines, grown in the Henschke vineyard at Eden Valley.

Region:
SA - Eden Valley
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Pale yellow with green hues.

Aroma

Sweet, fragrant aromas of orange and clover blossom, citrus zest, stone-fruits and hints of lanolin and cashew.

Palate

Rich and complex with vibrant lime zest and fresh cut grass flavours; excellent acidity and texture layered across the palate through to a crisp finish.

Cellaring

Exceptional vintage, 20+ years (from vintage).

Vintage
2010
Region
SA - Eden Valley
Grape Style
Semillon
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
11.5%

Winery Profile

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Henschke is one of the longest established family names in the Barossa and the Australian wine industry. Johann Christian Henschke first planted vines in Keyneton in 1861, producing his first commercial vintage in 1868.

The tradition of quality winemaking has passed down through the generations – today seeing Stephen Henschke and his wife, Prue, as winemaker and viticulturist respectively.

Awarded "International Red Winemaker of the Year" in 1996 at the London Wine Show, Stephen and Prue were in 2006, awarded Gourmet Traveller WINE magazine's "Winemaker of the Year" in recognition of winemaking excellence in both red and white wines. These Awards recognise the consistent and continuing success of this remarkable couple.

Prue has, for the last 18 years, explored and now employs both organic and biodynamic strategies to maximise the potential for the fruit from these unique vineyards to fully express their individual terroirs.

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