Wonderful discovery, revisited

Made a wonderful discovery while travelling in Penedes, Spain. A region famed for Cava, Spain's alternative to Champagne except with more of a twist using native varietals like Xarel.lo, Macabeo and Parellada. Each contributes it's own unique quality to the blend, with Xarel.lo giving freshness and acidity, Macabeo giving delicate florals and texture when aged …

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2009 Waverley Estate Reserve Semillon

A: Bright and enticing medium gold N: Slightly muted bouquet of lemon curd, wildflowers, apricot and slathering of butter. Still developing. P: A low alcohol wine with juicy acidity and high glycerol gives a full body palate with beautifully developed flavours of apricot, zesty lemon, lemon curd, and that beautiful oiliness of an older Sem. …

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