Cape Mentelle Margaret River Sauvignon Semillon 2011
Pale straw with lime green hues. Punchy lifted aromatics of lemon blossom, blackcurrant and papaya with subtle hints of fresh thyme and cordite. Medium to full flavored with a fi ne texture. Limes, apples, lychee and honeydew melon characterise the fruit flavors which are framed by juicy acidity, providing greatlength of flavor.
Cape Mentelle, sister to Cloudy Bay, is one of the founding wineries of Margaret River. Soon after launch, the winery twice won the Jimmy Watson Trophy, Australia’s most prestigious wine award. Margaret River has limestone soils reminiscent of Bordeaux, and a climate tempered by ocean currents, resulting in expressive and well-structured wines.
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Appearance: Pale straw with lime green hues. Nose: Punchy lifted aromatics of lemon blossom, blackcurrant and papaya with subtle hints of fresh thyme and cordite. Palate: Medium to full flavoured with a fine texture. Limes, apples, lychee and honeydew melon characterise the fruit flavours which are framed by juicy acidity, providing great length of flavour.
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