Peter Lehmann Semillon Chardonnay 2008 (6 x 750mL), Barossa Valley, SA.

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Overview

The Chardonnay adds a touch of softness and complexity on the middle palate which beautifully complements the fresh, crisp zestiness of the Semillon. It is a truly harmonious blend which makes for a delightful sip.

Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

A delicate green gold.

Aroma

The wine displays notes of lemon flower and hints of white peach on the nose.

Palate

The Chardonnay adds a touch of softness and complexity on the middle palate which beautifully complements the fresh, crisp zestiness of the Semillon. It is a truly harmonious blend which makes for a delightful sip.

Food Matching

The extra depth of this wine makes it an ideal partner for cooked seafood dishes such as salt and pepper squid, tempura prawns and crab cakes. It is also a good match for lighter chicken dishes.

Vintage Condition

The 2008 vintage after an early start, was marked by perfect harvest weather, warm days and cool nights, followed by a burst of heat at the end. The Semillon grapes were harvested in February.

Winemaking Note

The fruit was picked early, crushed, chilled and the juice separated immediately from the skins to enhance delicacy. Following cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the wine was clarified and bottled.

Vintage
2008
Region
SA - Other South Australian
Grape Style
Other White Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
12%

Winery Profile

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In the face of a serious overproduction of grapes and the real possibility of growers facing financial ruin, Peter Lehmann found some investment partners, established a consortium and built the Peter Lehmann Wines winery. It was 1979.The first vintage was processed in 1980 and in 1982 the winery was formally named Peter Lehmann Wines. From then on, its wines have been marketed under the Peter Lehmann Wines label.

As an experienced winemaker, Peter Lehmann was all too aware of the challenges facing a young winery in a competitive market. Growth was well planned, slow and steady.

Initially, the winery facility was built to process fruit purchased from the local growers. Carefully and strategically, the Peter Lehmann Wines operation moved on from the bulk wine market to become a producer of premium bottled wines with a well-deserved international reputation.

As well as purchasing grapes from about 185 local independent growers, Peter Lehmann Wines has its own vineyards, which produce about 2% of its requirements.The famous Barossa wine region is a little over an hour by car north of Adelaide, South Australia’s capital. The Barossa comprises two regions, the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley, and these regions encompass a myriad of sub-districts.

The care and consideration which Peter Lehmann Wines brings to the selection of grapes enable the winery to produce a wide range of distinctive, award-winning and internationally acclaimed wines.

Our wines are created from grapes purchased from about 165 carefully selected independent growers as well as grapes grown in the four company-owned vineyards. Many of our growers’ families have worked the same vineyards for five and, in some cases, six generations. These Barossa vignerons tend to around 900 individual vineyards that run the gamut of the Barossa, through Lyndoch, Vine Vale, Light Pass, Stonewell, Greenock, Ebenezer and the Eden Valley.

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