Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Value Semillon from Cracker of a Vintage

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Value Semillon from Cracker of a Vintage

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Byline: David Ellis

MARGAN Family Winemakers at Broke in the Hunter Valley have released a Semillon from the excellent 2015 vintage that's terrific value at $20 from such an outstanding season.

Forty-year-old vines thrive on volcanic soil on Margan's Fordwich Sill vineyard, regularly giving wines that are rich, soft and have intense citrus-like flavours.

And in the case of this Margan 2015 Semillon, this means it's all about upfront lemon zest, crisp citrus and refreshing sherbet on the palate.

Winemaker Andrew Margan says the 2015 vintage was particularly rewarding for white wines, as full ripeness of the fruit had occurred before the January rains came.

"A perfect balance between natural acidity and fruit flavours gives a great mouthfeel with this wine, having you want to go back for more," Andrew says.

"And while enjoyable now, cellaring for a few years will result in a beautifully complex Semillon typical of the Hunter Valley."

And as for food, simply think Semillon, river or sea. …

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