Brokenwood `Cricket Pitch` White 2010 (6 x 750mL), SE AUS.

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Overview

Some barrel ferment character adding subtle complexity and a further dimension to the palate. A fine acid structure provides length and liveliness to the finish.

Region:
AUS - Multi-regional
State:
Multi-regional
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright pale yellow with green tints.

Aroma

Aromas of citrus and Hunter Semillon lemongrass. Great aromas of lifted herbaceous SB and lime/hay notes.

Palate

Some barrel ferment character adding subtle complexity and a further dimension to the palate. A fine acid structure provides length and liveliness to the finish.

Food Matching

A dozen freshly shucked oysters and a whole baked barramundi for lunch or a spicy Asian laksa for dinner. Or perhaps pop a bottle into the esky on the way to the “G”.

Winemaking Note

Fruit outside the Hunter Valley is processed to the primary juice stage before transport to the winery in the Hunter Valley for fermentation and blending. This ensures the delicate grape and fruit aromas are preserved. A small percentage (approximately 5%) of this wine was fermented in barrel.

Vintage
2010
Region
AUS - Multi-regional
Grape Style
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13%

Winery Profile

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At nearly 40 years young, Brokenwood Wines, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, can lay claim to not only an iconic vineyard with the Graveyard Vineyard but to the preservation of a wine fraternity that proudly has as its mission statement, 'to make great wine and have fun'.

The original land that was to become the Cricket Pitch Vineyard was purchased in 1970 and planted immediately to Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Graveyard Vineyard, planted to Shiraz in 1968, was bought in 1978 and by the mid 1980s was producing a premium Single Vineyard wine. The first Langton's Classification of Premium Australian Wine was launched in 1993 and the Graveyard Shiraz was then, and remains, the highest-placed Hunter Valley Shiraz.

The Hunter Valley is renowned for its dry table wines of Semillon and Shiraz. Brokenwood's production of these is further supported by premium grapes from as far afield as Orange, Beechworth and McLaren Vale.

Today, Brokenwood boasts an impressive array of premium quality wines, sourced from 'all the right regions, for all the right reasons', from the Graveyard Shiraz to the Cricket Pitch Sauvignon Blanc Semillon and Cricket Pitch Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot.

“Our philosophy is to produce wine that focuses on the unique regional characteristics of the Hunter Valley and premium wine regions throughout Australia.” Iain Riggs, Chief Winemaker & Managing Director, Brokenwood Wines.

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