Olive Brook Crafters Choice Semillon

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Olive Brook Crafters Choice Semillon

Olive Brook Crafters Choice Semillon
Spar Group - (wine.winename])

2017 Gold

2017 Gold

ESTATE:
Spar Group

ESTATE:
Spar Group

VINTAGE:
2015

VINTAGE:
2015

VARIETAL:
Other

VARIETAL:
Other

Enjoyed with:

Enjoyed with:


Taste:

Taste:

Olive Brook Crafter’s Choice Sémillon 2015 Tasting note: Brilliant hue with an arresting nose, waxy and rich, with a lemon rind character enhanced by some nuttiness and a softening sheen of mellow oak. Bright fruit on the palate with a great core of concentrated creaminess adding succulence and vitality, underscored by some subtle lemony acidity. A wine with great intensity and concentration, lanolin smoothness and a refined, long finish. Recommended food: Enjoy with all cocktail bites, seafood, poultry, light beef roasts, pasta, terrine and cheese dishes. Serving temperature: 10-15º C. Serve cool rather than chilled, allow for breathing, preferably decant. Maturation: The sémillon has been matured in French oak for 18 months with 80% of the wine also fermented in barrels. Keeping the wine at optimum storage conditions (below 20º C), the tertiary flavours will fully emerge with further bottle ageing to eventually morph into a complex multi-layered wine.