Semillon’s traditional home is in Bordeaux, where it is nearly always blended with Sauvignon Blanc. This style is emulated with great success in Western Australia. Australia, uniquely, also produces high quality wine solely from Semillon. Hunter Valley Semillon, with its crisp citrus flavours and its exceptional ability to develop with age, is one of Australia’s great contributions to the world of wine.
A classic Hunter Valley Semillon. A delicate blossom balances the lime zest on the nose. The palate is rich and powerful with lush fruit flavours and a zesty minerality that results in a moreish wine, that you will want to drink time and time again.
Item Code: ITM5948
A fine example of Margaret River’s favourite white wine, this blend combines the complexity of barrel-fermented Semillon with the freshness and bright fruit aromas of Sauvignon Blanc. Elegant and wonderfully balanced, this wine is the result of sustainable viticulture, innovative winemaking and meticulous attention to detail.
Item Code: ITM4670
Released five years after cellaring, this Semillon is showing lemongrass aromas with some complex waxy, honeyed notes. The palate is dry with gorgeous natural acidity and a zesty finish.
Item Code: ITM5989
“Honey and straw come into the fray, with the explosive lemon zest on the nose deepening into a richer lemon curd – pure hedonism. The palate is a remarkable disconnect. With honey still prominent, a searing acid line, unphased by age, remains in all its mouth-puckering glory. Absolutely singing now, but its future is in the cellar.” Winemaker Andrew Margan
Item Code: ITM4822
“A touch of smokiness and sulphur, lime and lemongrass, almost water-coloured, such is the subtlety, with pure minerally acidity, a light chalky texture, long clean length, with a dusting of spice in both texture and flavour to close. Beautiful. Finesse and precision.” Gary Walsh
Item Code: ITM6358
Sourced from Major Lane Vineyard, which has consistently some of the Hunters most outstanding Semillons, and this wine is no different. Subtle aromatics of citrus and floral notes. The palate displays an amazing structure made up of a refreshing line of acidity leading to a finish of great length and flavour.
Item Code: ITM6256
Hailing from the original 1946 Lovedale vineyard, planted by the late Maurice O’Shea himself. With time on its side, it comes ready with citrus, restraint and complexity that will continue to develop over time. A great wine with the classic citrus and lively acidity for which the Hunter is renowned.
Item Code: ITM5405
From one of Australia’s pre-eminent wineries
comes this delectable and iconic Semillon.
Hand-picked from dry-grown vines up to
93-years-old, this Semillon was fermented in
stainless steel tanks to retain freshness and later
spent a short time on lees for complexity.
The palate is tightly structured with
considerable length and an amazing breadth
of citrus characters. There is a hint of toasty
complexity which will continue to develop with
"From two dry-grown blocks with an average age of 60 years. Five years have passed since the wine was made, but it’s oh so young and fresh, with years of life in front of it; its balance and length are faultless, so its future is gold-plated." James Halliday
Item Code: ITM1721
Item Code: ITM4834