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Thursday, 6 February 2020

Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2019

It's a 52/48 blend of the two respectively. A small portion of the Semillon (5%) was fermented in barrel. Additionally there was stirring of the lees to build extra texture. 

Well it's certainly an expressive number: Citrus, grass and herb, veering toward a suggestion of Gooseberry over blackcurrant leaf and passionfruit for some fruit relief. 

The texture on the palate evident, giving a fullness and feel, softening the acids without sacrificing altogether. A phenolic pinch on the back palate adds to the memory of the wine and delivering length. It's a very well worked wine. 91 

Tasted on: Thursday 28th November, a Leaf to Fruit day 
Source: Sample
Price: $22
Alcohol: 12.5%
Closure: Screwcap
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