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Tyrrell’s Winemaker’s Selection Vat 1 Semillon 2009 – Transforms into Something Special with Age

Tyrrell’s, Winemaker’s Selection, Vat 1 Semillon 2009, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, Wine Casual

Tyrrell’s, Winemaker’s Selection, Vat 1 Semillon 2009, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

Tasting Note: A semillon that proves the grape varietal’s ability to transform into something special with age.

Medium-intensity lemon in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of freshly-baked brioche, quince, pear compote, crushed almond, green-apple blossom and communion wafer.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus-bodied semillon has bright, medium-plus-intensity flavors suggested on the nose supported by high acidity and completing with a long, tart, green-fruit finish.

The wine persists long after the taste and will make you smile.

This semillon has a creamy, yet chalky texture in midpalate.

Varietal typicity galore.

Rating: 96 points
Price: $100+ AUD
Alcohol: 11%
Tasted: Tyrell’s Winery, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
Tasting Date: October 10, 2019

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