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Date Printed: 11/25/2014
Leeuwin Estate Siblings Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2007
Leeuwin Estate Siblings Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2007
(search item no. 100494)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 11/25/2014: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The colour is fresh vibrant pale straw with lime green edges. The nose shows lifted floral lemon and an intense herbaceous dustiness, typical of outstanding years for Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc, with freshly cut grass and a spiciness from the cool climate Semillon fruit. The palate is fresh and zesty but with a luscious full body which adds softness. The dominant flavours are greenbean, lemon and green apple characteristic, with some freshly cut grass and a lingering spiciness. The finish is well balanced and clean with a lingering taste of gooseberries and citrus.
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About Leeuwin Estate:

After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Esate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as a consultant and mentor. The initial vineyards were planted by hand over a five year period from 1975, with the state-of-the-art winery opened in 1978. In 1979, Leeuwin Estate had their first commercial vintage. Today, Leeuwin Estate maintains a team of highly-skilled and dedicated winemakers, under the direction of two generations of the founding family, exporting to over 30 countries.