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Semillon Wines

Semillon is a white grape varietal, used to make both dry and sweet white wines. Originating in France’s Bordeaux region, it was introduced to Australia in the early 19th century and was, for a time, the world’s most-planted grape. These days it’s a little less common, but we think it creates some of the greatest white wine in Australia – there are some cracking Semillons out there now. Young Semillon is a light to medium bodied wine with low acidity and fresh, citrus flavours, whereas Semillon that’s been aged in oak or the bottle tends to be fuller-bodied, with richer and more complex flavours like toast and honey. Semillon can also produce a dessert-style wine; the sweetness a result of the fungus Botrytis cinerea (Noble rot), which concentrates the suga ...

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  1. First Creek 'Winemaker’s Reserve' Semillon 2019
    Special Price $52.00 Regular Price $60.00
    So much goodness here… fresh, zesty fruit and acidity mingling perfectly in a way that could be equally described as electric and ethereal. Lemons, lemon pith, spice, sherbet and lemongrass. Complex and while wonderful already, will live for eons. James Halliday rates First Creek Wines as a 5 red star producer, his highest accolade and offers the following… ‘The quality of the wines has been consistently exemplary, and there is every reason to believe this will continue in the years to come.’ Learn More
  2. First Creek Oakey Creek Vineyard Semillon 2022
    Special Price $55.00 Regular Price $65.00
    First Creek and Tyrrell's are arguably the finest producers of Semillon in Australia. Given the world class nature of these wines, it also places them as exceptional producers on the world stage. These top Aussie Semillons are amongst the longest lived white wines on the planet and are a joy to drink from release, when zippy and crunchy with fresh fish or light veg dishes. Once mature, at 10 or 20, or 30 or more years of age, they pair magnificently with chicken, pork, foie gras, blue cheese and soft cheeses. The First Creek Oakey Creek 22 has just picked up 96 from James Halliday and offers an explosion of tropical fruits, peach and citrus, It has exceptional length and liveliness, great now and will cellar incredibly well. Learn More
  3. First Creek Single Vineyard Murphy Semillon 2022
    Special Price $55.00 Regular Price $65.00
    A stunning single vineyard Sem from a tiny patch of sandy soil next to Black Creek. Incredible finesse here with minerality, grapefruit, poise, power and persistence. Magic now and will live for eons. First Creek and Tyrrell's are arguably the finest producers of Semillon in Australia. Given the world class nature of these wines, it also places them as exceptional producers on the world stage. These top Aussie Semillons are amongst the longest lived white wines on the planet and are a joy to drink from release, when zippy and crunchy with fresh fish or light veg dishes. Once mature, at 10 or 20, or 30 or more years of age, they pair magnificently with chicken, pork foie gras, blue cheese and soft cheeses. Learn More

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