Leeuwin Estate Siblings Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2007

Bordeaux White Blends from Margaret River, Australia

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Item No. 100494
  • ST89
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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.

Critical Acclaim

"Green-gold. Impressively complex aromas of lime, grapefruit, fresh-cut grass, anise and chili pepper. Racy and sharply focused, with citrus and mineral flavors brightened by white pepper and dusty minerals. Leaves strong spicy notes behind on the long, zesty finish. "
89 Points

Learn About Leeuwin Estate Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About Margaret River

Located in the southwest area of Western Australia, the country's largest state, Margaret River wine growing region is on a peninsula jutting out into the Indian Ocean. The climate is reminiscent of Bordeaux in some ways, leading many winemakers to plant grapes of that nature, such as Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot. Other varieties that have found results are Chardonnay & Riesling.

Learn About Bordeaux White Blends

Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.

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