Escapade Winery

Semillon

Type
Dry white wine

Origin
Coastal Region

Grape Variety
100% Semillon

Description
Made from some of the oldest vineyards in South Africa, planted in 1906 on deep alluvial soils, these vines now yield grapes with complex characteristics that produce wines with aromas of wild honey, nougat and nectarine and savory flavors of vanilla and lime with a long nutty finish. This wine can be enjoyed with Asian dishes and seafood.

Winemaker's note
The grapes are hand sorted, then gently destemmed before pressing. Cool fermentation with selected aromatic yeasts. After fermentation in French 225 liter barrels for 6 weeks, the wine is aged on lees in a temperature controlled cellar in stainless steel tanks for a further 3 months. The wine is approachable now, but can be matured for another 3-5 years for further complexity.

AWARDS

Citadelles du Vin 2016 - Silver (2015)

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016 - Silver (2015)

International Wine Challenge Tranche 1 2016 - Silver (2015)

John Platters Guide 2016 -
4 stars (2015)

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015 - Bronze (2014)

Mundus Vini 2014 - Gold (2013)

International Wine Challenge Tranche 1 2014 - Silver (2013)
International Wine Challenge 2013 - Gold & Trophy (2012)

Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2013 - Gold (2012)

Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada 2013 - Gold

Mundus Vini 2013 - Silver (2012)

International Wine & Spritis Competition 2013 - Silver (2012)

Les Citadelles du Vin 2013 - Silver (2012)

Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 - Silver (2012)

Decanter Asia World Wine Awards 2013 - Bronze (2013)

The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 - Bronze (2013)

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2012 - Silver (2011)

International Wine Challenge 2012 - Commended (2011)

Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Commended (2011)