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2018 Indomitus Albus

2018 Indomitus Albus

 
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Wine Details

Winery
Gundog Estate
Vintage
2018
Grape Variety
Semillon
Region
Hunter Valley
Alcohol (%)
12.5
Purchase Price ($)
40
Wine Rating
94
Closure
Screwcap
Source
Sample

Website: https://www.gundogestate.com.au

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2018 Indomitus Albus
Wine Rating 
 
94

This is Hunter Valley Semillon that throws the traditional winemaking techniques out the window, the wine was wild fermented with 30% left on skins and 30% in oak before being matured on skins for 195 days… compare that to being bottled after a few months !

The aromatics are more stone fruits and apple than citrus with an underlying orange zest note that mixes with clotted cream. The palate is rounded and generously textured, specifically the acid profile just melts away yet the wine remains vibrant. The dominant fruit character on the palate is granny smith apple, but it is in no way tart. The finish sees the first note of citrus coming through with a lemony aspect that finishes the wine well.

If you wanted a typical Hunter Sem… keep walking. If you want a really interesting drink you have found it.

When to Drink

Optimal Drinking
2019 - 2028
Date Reviewed
01 18, 2019