Wine "Rawson's Retreat" Semillon Chardonnay, 2009
Wine of bright straw color.
Beautiful combination on the palate notes of lime and lemon with hints of white peach and green melon supported by thin, well integrated spicy nuances of French oak, which provide the structure and length of the crisp, clean finish.
The aroma of wine bright notes of citrus and green melon give additional complexity light spicy notes of oak.
Great wine as an aperitif and goes well with a salad with calamari, Thai salad with chicken, seafood and vegetable dishes.
The name of the line "Rawson's Retreat" ("Refuge Rawson") indicates a stone cottage, which Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfolds are structured in 1845 among the famous vineyard Magill in Adelaide, where he and his wife Mary and daughter Georgina lived for a year before the construction of the winery Penfolds.
Wine "Rawson's Retreat" Semillon Chardonnay is made from selected grapes grown in different regions of south-eastern Australia, and is a perfect example, when the amount of parts resulting in a greater result than each individually. Grapes harvested for wine cool nights to protect the fresh, delicate nature of the fruit. Winery berries are processed smoothly, with minimal interference in vinification. Extract the basic portion is performed in a young wine in stainless steel tanks, to maintain a fresh fruity notes. A smaller portion matures in French oak barrels for seven months to add to taste a certain complexity without sacrificing the overall freshness of the wine.