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Thompson Estate Four Chambers Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017

Special Price $20.00 Regular Price $25.00
Winemaker Paul Dixon believes 2017 was one of the very best vintages he’s seen and the proof is in your glass… this wine is of a quality and depth of flavour you won’t normally find at $25. Crisp, crunchy Sauv with snow pea and minerality is blended with richer, barrel fermented Semillon to create a wine with verve and mouthfeel. An excellent aperitif or pouring partner to seafood.
Thompson Estate Four Chambers Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Wine Specs
Variety
Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
Region
Margaret River, WA
Vintage
2017
Winery
Thompson Estate
Winemaker
Paul Dixon
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2026
Bling
92pts Sam Kim
Alcohol %
11.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
No
Thompson Estate is a relatively small Wilyabrup based Margaret River winery who emphasise quality production. They are rated 5 red stars by James Halliday, have a state of the art winery and an exceptional winemaker in Paul Dixon, who cut his teeth at Vasse Felix before moving to Thompson Estate in 2012. The vineyard is in the process of becoming certified as biodynamic. Whilst younger than other close and celebrated neighbours (think Moss Wood, Cullen, Pierro, Woodlands, Vasse Felix), Thompson Estate is already producing exceptional wines and will no doubt continue to improve.
Margaret River, WA

Region

Margaret River, WA

In terms of production, the Margaret River is a small player in the Australian wine world. ...
In terms of production, the Margaret River is a small player in the Australian wine world. Under 5% of Aussie wine comes from here, but over 20% of it is premium stuff. We're happy to see David beat Goliath in the award show if we keep getting those dry, fruity whites and supple reds. Go west, young man, and taste! History Much Read Full Article
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Thompson Estate

Winery

Thompson Estate

Thompson Estate is a Margaret River winery based in the dress circle sub&nb ...
Thompson Estate is a Margaret River winery based in the dress circle sub region of Wilyabrup along with Moss Wood, Cullen, Woodlands, Pierro, Fraser Gallop, Gralyn and Vasse Felix.  Like their cohorts, Thompson Estate makes exceptional wines. Read Full Article
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Semillon

Variety

Semillon

Sémillon is a golden-skinned grape used to make dry and sweet white wines, most not ...
Sémillon is a golden-skinned grape used to make dry and sweet white wines, most notably in France and here in Australia. The history of the Sémillon grape is hard to determine. It is known that it first arrived in Australia in the early 19th century and by the 1820s the grape covered over 90 percent of South Africa's vineyards, where it was known as Wyndruif, meaning "wine grape". In Australia Sémillon is widely grown in Australia, particularly in the Hunter Valley north of Sydney, where for a long time it was known as "Hunter River Riesling". Four styles of Sémillon-based wines made there: a commercial style, often blende ... Read Full Article
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Thompson Estate
Thompson Estate

Thompson Estate is a Margaret River winery based in the dress circle sub region of Wilyabrup along with Moss Wood, Cullen, Woodlands, Pierro, Fraser Gallop, Gralyn and Vasse Felix Like their cohorts, Thompson Estate makes exceptional wines.

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Semillon
Semillon

Sémillon is a golden-skinned grape used to make dry and sweet white wines, most notably in France and here in Australia. The history of the Sémillon grape is hard to determine. It is known that it first arrived in Australia in the early 19th century and by the 1820s the grape covered over 90 percent of South Africa's vineyards, where it was known as Wyndruif, meaning "wine grape".

In Australia

Sémillon is widely grown in Australia, particularly in the Hunter Valley north of Sydney, where for a long time it was known as "Hunter River Riesling". Four styles of Sémillon-based wines made there: a commercial style, often blended with Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc; a sweet style, after that of Sauternes; a complex, minerally, early picked style which has great longevity; and an equally high quality,dry style, which can be released soon after vintage, as a vat or bottle aged example. (Hunter Valley Semillon is never matured in oak.) The latter two

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Margaret River, WA
Margaret River, WA

In terms of production, the Margaret River is a small player in the Australian wine world. Under 5% of Aussie wine comes from here, but over 20% of it is premium stuff. We're happy to see David beat Goliath in the award show if we keep getting those dry, fruity whites and supple reds. Go west, young man, and taste!

History

Much

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