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Cape Mentelle Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Wine 2017

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Pale yellow. Lively aromas of lemon zest green apple and white flowers with a chalky mineral overtone. Dried citrus and orchard fruit flavors show good concentration and focus with a gingery note adding bite. Clean and brisk on the finish with lingering notes of tangy lemon zest and a subtle herb nuance. Stephen Tanzers IWC.

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Cape Mentelle Vineyards:
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.

Member Reviews for Cape Mentelle Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Wine

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Snooth User: WillMartin
1020180376
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 01/17/2012

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: kmjudd
4596915
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/11/2010

Crisp, fresh. While I tend to think Pino gregios are too watery and savignon blancs can be too stongly grapefruit flavored -- this is a perfect compromise. It's refeshing, lovely.


Snooth User: hepsquith
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 05/02/2011

Four glasses


Snooth User: Philip James
112,574
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 05/18/2007

Very tropical (lychee, mango) mouth of fruits. Light acids. Tasted blind, and didnt think it was a new world SB. Semillon made more sense. Good emollient mouth feel, decent finish.


Snooth User: Healy
31380232
5.00 5
Vintage: 2005 09/19/2007

Really aromatic fruit; good finish. Very refreshing new world white - I'm a big fan. Great with scallops... I found it for $12 and at that price it's a solid value.


Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
6836507,588
0.00 5
Vintage: 2005 01/09/2011

See Simon Brunell (Cape Mentelle Vineyards) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series (#11): www.debramasterofwine.com


Snooth User: MarioRobles
92120468
5.00 5
Vintage: 2005 12/23/2008

An extraordinary wine with everything you want in a wine... citrus, acidity, balance... aromatics... you name it... it reminds me of the elegance of an old cuban dancer... where age is not a burden but an asset... this wine is only 3 years old though but all flavours have integrated but not hidden... like a picasso painting where all colour make little sense but give you an amazing perspective of art! 98/100


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External Reviews for Cape Mentelle Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Wine

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Vintage: 2012 11/14/2013

Pale yellow. Lively aromas of lemon zest green apple and white flowers with a chalky mineral overtone. Dried citrus and orchard fruit flavors show good concentration and focus with a gingery note adding bite. Clean and brisk on the finish with lingering notes of tangy lemon zest and a subtle herb nuance. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


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Vintage: 2010 04/04/2011

A Proprietary Blend wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2010 Cape Mentelle Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc Margaret River 750ml


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Vintage: 2008 07/13/2010

Its bright green watery yellow in color, opening with a nose of citrus, a little grassy herbaceousness and some riper, mellow characters that I think comes from some barrel work. The nose is actually quite subdued - its going to need some patience to show the real herbaceous delineation. That nose is incessantly pure and bounding with freshness. The palate follows with tight citrussy fruit & very dry, fierce acidity. It makes the palate very fresh, but its not for someone looking for subtlety. This is a very dry, intense, tight and powerful white that is dominated by grape fruity acidity, with hidden delights still to come.


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Vintage: 2008 07/22/2011

Has excellent juicy vinosity on the mid-palate, flavours of lemon, gooseberry and grass all intermingling, the touch of barrel ferment barely noticeable; excellent balance and length for short term cellaring. James Halliday. A Proprietary Blend wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2008 Cape Mentelle Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc Margaret River 750ml


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Vintage: 2008 09/23/2011

"Its bright green watery yellow in color


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Vintage: 2008 08/13/2010

A Proprietary Blend wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2008 Cape Mentelle Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc Margaret River 750ml


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Vintage: 2007 03/08/2010

A Proprietary Blend wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2007 Cape Mentelle Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc Margaret River 750ml


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