Preece `Lighter in Alcohol` Sem Sauv Blanc 2009 (6 x 750mL), VIC.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
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$59.94 per pack
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Part of an exciting trio of fresh, crisp aromatic whites which have the desirable attribute of being lighter in alcohol.

Preece Lighter in Alcohol Semillon Sauvignon Blanc has only 9% alcohol – 30% less alcohol than similar blends from the original Preece portfolio

VIC - Other Victorian

Expert Reviews

"Delicate with citrus and tropical fruit flavours; luscious, crisp and refreshing." Lyndey Milan, Australian Good Food, Best Buys (01/Sep/2009)

"A new lighter style label crafted by young winemaker of the year Ben Haines which comes in at just 9 per cent alcohol or 30 per cent lower than an average bottle. Its bright and breezy with herbaceous notes, citrus and tropical fruit flavours, lively acidity and a clean finish." Kerry Skinner, Illawarra Mercury(09/Sep/2009)

"... Early picking and careful winemaking have resulted in attractive tropical fruit and herbal aromas, followed through by a succulent, tangy palate of reasonable intensity and persistent flavour." Ralph Kyte-Powell, delicious, (01/Nov/2009)

"A bright and breezy, barefoot and wind-in-the-hair style of wine that captures the essence of summer drinking. The varietal aromas of cut grass, green apples and tropical fruits are all there, plus the succulence of citrus and exotic tropical fruit juices..." Rob Ingram, Australian Coast to Coast Country Style (01/NOV/2009)

Winery Tasting Notes


Pale lemon in colour with bright green hues.


Fresh smells of cut grass in summer with a backdrop of tropical fruits and a hint of citrus. Pure and clean, good intensity of lift but not heady.


Palate Is relatively tight and focused highlighting more of the citrus spectrum up front following with a medium length of passionfruit and guava. Citrus shows through again on the finish complementing the sweeter tropical fruits. A drier style; delicate, luscious and fresh.

VIC - Other Victorian
Grape Style
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

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For more than two decades renowned Central Victorian winery, Mitchelton has produced the Preece range of wines. The range is named in honour of Colin Preece, a pioneer of the Australian wine industry and Mitchelton’s founding winemaker.

Preece wines capture the simple pleasures of life in a bottle. We’ve kept it nice and easy – popular varietals, elegant wine styles and a fresh approach - to ensure you will enjoy Preece wines anytime, anywhere.

Our winemakers get up-close and personal with the vineyards; running Victorian dirt through their fingers and nurturing the vines to their very best. They let the grapes do all the talking.

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