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Date Printed: 11/25/2014
Leeuwin Estate Siblings Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2009
Leeuwin Estate Siblings Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2009
(search item no. 105934)
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Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 11/25/2014: $18.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 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:

From the near perfect growing conditions of 2009, the vibrant pale straw wine displays intense passionfruit, orange and lime zest together with gosseberry and dusted jube notes. The palate is soft with intriguing layers of textured lemon, lime and pink lady apples ending in a long finish, well blanced by the lingering acid.
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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.