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Play Spotlight Sémillontext
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Play Spotlight Sémillon 2019

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaFrom Wild Horse Estate Vineyard, this sémillon was whole bunch pressed, with 56% barrel aged and the remainder in stainless barrels, all with regular bâtonnage for 6 months. The wood is upfront and present, overruling the fruit at first, but as this warms up, ripe pear, peach, yellow apple emerge, along with fine spice and a slight sheen of waxiness on the lean palate, along with a puff of sulphur. A solid, if safer sém.Tasted: 28 May 2021Tasted by: Prices: BC 24.00 winery direct, private wine shops Producer: Play Estate WineryDistributors: Seacove Premium Wines and Spirits
Grape: SémillonCSPC: 456172UPC: 696852012881