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Fries Vineyard Semillon

Fries Vineyard Semillon Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: This crisp and viscous wine shows its marvelous apricot and pear flavors, with rich floral and honeysuckle aromas, and hints of fresh fig, Fuji apple, and apricot on a long lingering finish.

Varietal Definition
A thin skinned grape producing wines of high extract and flavour but soft acidity. In France it combines with Sauvignon Blanc to make the white wines of Bordeaux, most notably the sweet dessert wines of Sauternes and Barsac. Its thin skin leaves it susceptible to the fungus botrytis* the much sought after 'noble rot' in these sweet wine regions. As a varietal it has fared best in Australia, notably the Hunter Valley, where it produces well-rounded wines with lots of tropical fruits and honeyed tones. Here too it is blended with Chardonnay and oak aged to give an added dimension.


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