2014 Réserve Sauvignon Sémillon

2014 Réserve Sauvignon Sémillon
Case contains 6 bottles
List Price:
£87.00 per case
(£14.50 per bottle)
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Different to previous vintages with more fresh citrus fruits but perhaps less complex at this point in it's development. More on the fruity side which will please many. Rich round and well balanced.
Description

Details

Each year we select one parcel of the top quality Sauvignon Blanc grapes to be vinified to make this top cuvee of white wine. These grapes are left on the vine to ripen for a few more days after the normal white wine harvest. Then they are carefully picked by hand. 

The hand-picked grapes go straight to the winery, where after several hours skin maturation, they are carefully pressed. The juice is left to settle and then run into new oak casks to ferment. After fermentation, the wine is stirred from time to time over a period of several months to increase the complexity. It is bottled the following March.

The vanilla oak flavours and rich fruit f this more structured, fuller flavoured, dry, white wine need time to marry together. This is a wine which benefits from at least a year in bottle.

Priced per case of six bottles.

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Technical Summary

Wine Notes

Additional Information

Bottle Size 75cl
Grapes Sauvignon blanc 90% Semillon 10%
Vinification Nocturnal harvest with selective sorting. Direct pressing. Long barrel fermentation. Attention to flavor and freshness. Matured 6 months in barrels (1/4 new) on fine lees with moderate stirring.
Tasting Different to previous vintages with more fresh citrus fruits but perhaps less complex at this point in its development. More on the fruity side which will please many. Rich round and well balanced.
Cellaring From three to 10 years or more.
Food pairing Prawns with saffron, fish in sauce, sushi, risotto, foie gras, white meat (veal, roast chicken ...), goat or ewe cheese.
Wine Awards

Wine Awards

Silver Medal, International Wine Challenge
Wine Reviews

Feefo Reviews - Average 50% (4 reviews)

Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
01-Jun-2018 Product:

Sorry really didn't like it. Rather like the ordinary red I bought last time.
04-Feb-2018 Product:

Excellent Many thanks for the review.
13-Jan-2018 Product:

Still only opened a few of the types or bottles. Plenty of time, and too early to comment on them. Good so far. Glad you are enjoying this vintage. Thanks for the  great review.
13-Jan-2018 Product:

Poor Thanks for the positive review. The 2014 has more oak than the 2015.
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