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2013 Howling Wolves Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. Margaret River. 12.5%

Lemon green in appearance. Youthful nose of green fruit, gooseberry, pear skins and lime zest. Hints of capsicum and just cut grass. On the palate, flavours of lime zest, a juicy pop of finger limes. Background grassy flavours, along with

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2013 Howling Wolves Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. Margaret River. 12.5%

Lemon green in appearance. Youthful nose of green fruit, gooseberry, pear skins and lime zest. Hints of capsicum and just cut grass. On the palate, flavours of lime zest, a juicy pop of finger limes. Background grassy flavours, along with

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2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.     Light Apricot in colour. Aromas of white flowers, apricots

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2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.     Light Apricot in colour. Aromas of white flowers, apricots

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2011 David Franz Long Gully Road Semillon Ancient Vine. Barossa. 12.3%

Regular readers will have read that David Franz is a winery I love and that he’s in fact Peter and Margaret Lehmann’s son…. not that he trades of the back of his surname. Apparently Semillon is mum’s favourite drop and

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2011 David Franz Long Gully Road Semillon Ancient Vine. Barossa. 12.3%

Regular readers will have read that David Franz is a winery I love and that he’s in fact Peter and Margaret Lehmann’s son…. not that he trades of the back of his surname. Apparently Semillon is mum’s favourite drop and

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2012 Clos des Lunes “Lune d’Argent” Grand Vin Blanc Sec. Bordeaux. 13.5%

This blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc is brought to you by the team behind well known Bordeaux estate, Domaine de Chevalier. 25% spent 6-7 months in oak and the rest in stainless steel tanks on lees. Clear, pale lemon

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2012 Clos des Lunes “Lune d’Argent” Grand Vin Blanc Sec. Bordeaux. 13.5%

This blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc is brought to you by the team behind well known Bordeaux estate, Domaine de Chevalier. 25% spent 6-7 months in oak and the rest in stainless steel tanks on lees. Clear, pale lemon

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2011 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “La Pie Colette” Blanc. AOC Côtes de Duras Blanc Sec. 13%

The Appellation of Côtes de Duras is in the South West of France. A blend of 40% Semillon, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Chenin Blanc & 10% Muscadelle that underwent a wild ferment and spent 12 months in concrete tanks before

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2011 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “La Pie Colette” Blanc. AOC Côtes de Duras Blanc Sec. 13%

The Appellation of Côtes de Duras is in the South West of France. A blend of 40% Semillon, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Chenin Blanc & 10% Muscadelle that underwent a wild ferment and spent 12 months in concrete tanks before

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2012 Brash Higgins “SM/R” Semillon Riesling. McLaren Vale. 12.3%

This is a field blend that was handpicked on the same day, basket pressed and co-fermented. Only 2 barrels or 39 cases were made. Brash Higgins is a newish label out of McLaren Vale. Owner, Brad Hickey is originally a

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2012 Brash Higgins “SM/R” Semillon Riesling. McLaren Vale. 12.3%

This is a field blend that was handpicked on the same day, basket pressed and co-fermented. Only 2 barrels or 39 cases were made. Brash Higgins is a newish label out of McLaren Vale. Owner, Brad Hickey is originally a

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2011 Killerby Semillon. Margaret River. 14%

Barrel fermented, matured on lees and spent 5 months in French oak. Bitter almonds, grapefruit pith and candied lemon peel. Tastes quite bitter and sour. Some melon on the back palate. The oak helps add a layer of sweetness. This

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2011 Killerby Semillon. Margaret River. 14%

Barrel fermented, matured on lees and spent 5 months in French oak. Bitter almonds, grapefruit pith and candied lemon peel. Tastes quite bitter and sour. Some melon on the back palate. The oak helps add a layer of sweetness. This

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2011 Y d’Yquem. Bordeaux. 14%

   This is famous sweet wine maker, Chateau Yquem’s dry white wine and is as rare as hen’s teeth. At first sip, I had shivers running down my spine and goosebumps appear on my arms. Electrifying. Beautiful poise and length.

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2011 Y d’Yquem. Bordeaux. 14%

   This is famous sweet wine maker, Chateau Yquem’s dry white wine and is as rare as hen’s teeth. At first sip, I had shivers running down my spine and goosebumps appear on my arms. Electrifying. Beautiful poise and length.

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2010 Opalie de Chateau Coutet. Barsac, Bordeaux. France. 14.5%

     From the highly regarded sweet wine producer Chateau Coutet, a 1er Grand Cru Classe no less. Still dry white wine from this part of the world is relatively rare. This wine is a dry wine made from equal

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2010 Opalie de Chateau Coutet. Barsac, Bordeaux. France. 14.5%

     From the highly regarded sweet wine producer Chateau Coutet, a 1er Grand Cru Classe no less. Still dry white wine from this part of the world is relatively rare. This wine is a dry wine made from equal

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2011 Si Vintners Chincheclé Semillon. Margaret River. 13.8%

    “The grapes are hand harvested according to the biodynamic calendar, whole bunch pressed and naturally fermented in concrete eggs where the wine remains for a period of 2 years with a naturally occurring flor.  No sulphur is used,

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2011 Si Vintners Chincheclé Semillon. Margaret River. 13.8%

    “The grapes are hand harvested according to the biodynamic calendar, whole bunch pressed and naturally fermented in concrete eggs where the wine remains for a period of 2 years with a naturally occurring flor.  No sulphur is used,