« Scheurebe | Main | Moscato »

May 10, 2011


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.


I have a mad passion for the Semillons of the Hunter Valley; specifically, the ones picked for low alcohol (usually around 11-12%) and packed with acidity for long aging. There are plenty of options in terms of price and degree of tautness upon release, but my favorites are the McWilliams Mount Pleasant Lovedale and the Tyrell's Vat 1. Both of these wines served as inspiration for my own Forlorn Hope Nacré Semillon. The Hunter Valley also hosts a Semillon and seafood festival (http://www.huntersemillonandseafood.com.au/) which is, inconveniently for me, held during the northern hemisphere harvest so I've not yet been.
Go the Hunter!

Meg Houston Maker

Matthew, thanks so much for your comment. I'd not had a Hunter Valley Sémillon until this one, and am eager to try more. I'll look for those you mentioned. Cheers!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

  • Winner - Wine Blog AwardsMillesima Top Wine Blog Awards 2014
    American Society of Journalists and Authors
    Society of Wine EducatorsWine Scholar Guild
    Foodista Featured Wine Blog

    Subscribe via RSS or email

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...