Cape MentelleSauvignon Blanc - Semillon 2021Product code: 11719
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Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc - Semillon is a refreshing, Western Australian white wine with a reputation forged on fresh, tropical vibrancy. This well-crafted fusion combines the crisp citrus notes of Sauvignon Blanc with the rounded mellow tones of Semillon, producing an incredibly balanced taste. The wine exhibits bright straw and lime hues, and the nose offers appetising scents of exotic fruits and herbs. The texture is smooth, the palate full and rich with a tantalisingly long finish. Ideal for summer gatherings, this delicate blend pairs perfectly with a range of seafood and salads. A pinnacle of New World sophistication.
APPEARANCE - A bright pale straw colour with brilliant green edges. NOSE - This wine displays aromas of green apple skin, lifted orange blossom and green papaya, with hints of passionfruit, white peach and nectarine. There are notes of rose petal and honeysuckle, with subtle honeydew melon and grapefruit elements. PALATE - On the palate intense flavours of ripe apple, juicy lemon, and lemon curd tart provide good weight and length with a creamy texture showing ample width. This well-framed wine displays hints of ginger and honey, plus honeydew melon notes with a green line of refreshing acidity running the length of the palate.
About the Winery
Cape Mentelle winery is a distinguished and highly respected brand in the world of winemaking. Located in the heart of the Margaret River region in Western Australia, Cape Mentelle has consistently been recognized for its exemplary wines and rich history.
Founded in 1970 by David Hohnen, Cape Mentelle was among the first five wineries established in this region, which is renowned for its wine production. Over the years, the winery has evolved to become a major player in the industry, earning multiple accolades for its unparalleled excellence. From its beginnings, the winery has been committed to creating wines of character that express the unique terroir of the Margaret River.
Today, Cape Mentelle comprises over 200 hectares of vineyards, diligently cultivated to preserve the natural integrity of the area. The winery is well-known for its robust Cabernet Sauvignon, elegant Chardonnay, and vivacious Zinfandel, each a testament to the combination of great terroir, innovative viticulture, and meticulous winemaking.
Cape Mentelle's commitment to sustainability is commendable, implementing practices such as organic composting and minimal use of water for irrigation. They meticulously protect their vineyard's ecosystem, preserving its biodiversity and ensuring that their wine production processes are both environmentally and socially responsible.
Not only does Cape Mentelle winery stand out for its exquisite wines, but it's also revered for the unique experiences it offers to visitors. From guided tours and tastings, to their popular 'Movies in the Vineyard' summer event, the winery provides an enchanting insight into the world of wine and the artistry behind it.
However there is more to Cape Mentelle than exquisite wine and stunning vineyards. Its profound respect for nature, commitment to sustainable practices and passion for innovation, make it a winery worth experiencing. Indeed, a visit to Cape Mentelle is a foray into the heart of Australian winemaking – a journey that is certain to captivate the senses at every turn.