Varietal: Sémillon Chardonnay
Vintage: 2015 Colour: White Style: Dry
Producer: De Bortoli
The De Bortoli Bilbul winery in the Riverina is famous for the iconic dessert wine Noble One but also produces world class fortified, premium varietal and sparkling wines. Great strides have been made with varietal wines in recent years and they deliver outstanding quality and value. Fruit is sourced from their own 300 hectares of vineyards and those of selected growers.
The region enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate with winter dominant rainfall. The sandy loam soils vary in colour and structure from red sandy earths to brown clay loams. Bilbul plays a leading role in sustainability with a detailed action plan in place addressing water recycling, waste control, greenhouse gas emissions and other key environmental issues.
Ageing Potential: Drink Now
Citrus and tropical aromas complemented with a hint of oak. Dry, medium bodied, fresh and zesty with up front citrus, stone and tropical fruit flavours. Some subtle oak on the finish. Ideal with seafood, sushi rolls or chicken salad.
Food Matches: Red Meat / Beef / Lamb / Venison