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Tulloch Hunter Valley Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

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Tulloch Hunter Valley Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

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James Halliday (2012 Vintage) says
Unusually, both components come from the Hunter Valley. The ripe fruits on the fore-palate is attractive enough, but it is the finish that defines the wine, with its urgent drive of unsweetened lemon and lime juice. Full of interest, and good value.
Australian Wine Companion 2014 Edition 2013
89
James Halliday (2010 Vintage) says
Australian Wine Companion 2012 2011
89
Nick Stock (2010 Vintage) says
A handy twist in the straight-laced semillon category, this has an added layer of blackcurrant-tinged fruits, some basil leaf and then a good measure of semillon's lemon citrus. The palate's soft: melon flavours and easygoing texture make for approachable early drinking.
The Good Wine Guide 2012
89
James Halliday (2009 Vintage) says
Sauvignon blanc from WA introduces some passionfruit, the drive and energy provided by the semillon, with lemony acidity on the finish, the mark of a top vintage.
Australian Wine Companion 2011 2010
94
Peter Forrestal (2009 Vintage) says
There's restraint in this Hunter Valley blend, gently herbal, a hint of lanolin, pure flavours, subtle, delicate and dry. It's interestingly different from much of the style
Quaff 2010 2009
Matt Skinner (2009 Vintage) says
With 114 years of experience, Tulloch is one of the pioneering names in Australian wine and continue to produce a solid and dependable range. Combining semillon from the Hunter Valley with sauvignon blanc from the cool of Canberra, the third instalment of this equal-parts blend is a dangerously drinkable wine where a rich and aromatic nose of passionfruit, granny smith apple, and lemon gives way to a delicate and crunchy mouthful of wine. The finish is snappy, dry, and beautifully executed.
Matt Skinner's Wine Guide 2011
James Halliday (2008 Vintage) says
Attractive wine at the price; the main contribution of the WA sauvignon blanc is to fill out the palate, but it also adds to the overall flavour, without diminishing the precision and focus of the wine.
Australian Wine Companion 2010 2009
90
James Halliday (2007 Vintage) says
Hunter semillon with a twist of gooseberry and citrus; a bright, lively and fresh wine.
Australian Wine Companion 2009 2008
89
Peter Forrestal (2007 Vintage) says
This Hunter Valley white has easy drinkability, a good mouthfeel and a decent aftertaste.
Quaff 2008 2007

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