Peter Lehmann Semillon 2004

Semillon from Barossa Valley, Australia

Item No. 89694
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • JH90
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Winemaker's Notes

As Peter Lehmann says, "Our style of Barossa Semillon sits beautifully between the freshness of Riesling and the greater weight of Chardonnay. It is a very exciting Australian white wine." The 2005 vintage produced white wines of great delicacy and wines which exemplify their varietal characters. While wonderful to sip in its youth, Chief Winemaker, Andrew Wigan, prophesies a great future in the bottle for the 2005 Peter Lehmann Semillon.

Color: Vibrant pale straw with green tinges.

Bouquet: Clean-cut aromas of lemon flower, hints of grapefruit and bees wax.

Palate: A very elegant and delicate Semillon with persistent lemony lanolin characters on the middle palate. It is tightly structured in its youthful zestiness and finishes with clean, crisp, yet soft acidity. The wine is unoaked and totally fruit-driven.

Lightly chilled, Semillon is a delicious aperitif, and is a perfect partner for seafood and chicken, as well as caesar salad.

Learn About Peter Lehmann Map ItMap It

The history of Peter Lehmann Wines is intrinsically linked to the events that made the Barossa famous. Formed in 1979 by Peter Lehmann to assist the grape growers of the region who at the time were facing financial ruin, they now enjoy the rewards of longstanding friendships and loyalty. Each vintage, over 160 grape growers supply Peter Lehmann with the best fruit from over 900...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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Learn About Semillon

Semillon (sem-eel-YHON) Moldy-Goldie An essential white grape of Bordeaux, Semillon is a golden-berried goddess, producing some of the longest-lasting white wines ever made. It's the pride and joy of areas like Sauternes and Barsac for its ability to incur botrytis, or noble rot. The grape takes well to the fungus and in turn produces rich, golden,...

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