Winery Brokenwood - Thompson's Road Sémillon

Winery Brokenwood Thompson's Road Sémillon

3.6
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Thompson's Road Sémillon of Winery Brokenwood is a white wine from the region of Hunter Valley in Nouvelle-Galles du Sud.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or shellfish.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Thompson's Road Sémillon of Winery Brokenwood in the region of Nouvelle-Galles du Sud often reveals types of flavors of earth, microbio or vegetal and sometimes also flavors of oak, tree fruit or citrus fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Brokenwood's Thompson's Road Sémillon.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
11°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Primitivo

From Croatia where it is called crljenak kastelanski or pribidrag. According to genetic analyses carried out by Professor Carole Meredith of California University in Davis (United States), it is related to the Croatian plavac mali and Zinfandel. It is also found in South Africa, New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Bulgaria, Albania, Italy under the name of Primitivo, Malta, Greece, Portugal and to some extent in Croatia. In the United States (California), it is one of the most widely planted grape varieties, having been introduced in the 1830s well before Primitivo. In France, it is registered in the official catalogue of vine varieties on the A1 list under the name Primitivo.

Last vintages of this wine

Thompson's Road Sémillon - 2018
In the top 100 of of Hunter Valley wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Thompson's Road Sémillon from Winery Brokenwood are 2018

Informations about the Winery Brokenwood

The winery offers 101 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is in the top 45 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Hunter Valley in the region of Nouvelle-Galles du Sud

The Winery Brokenwood is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 76 wines for sale in the of Hunter Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Nouvelle-Galles du Sud
In the top 15000 of of Australia wines
In the top 950 of of Hunter Valley wines
In the top 95000 of white wines
In the top 350000 wines of the world

The wine region of Nouvelle-Galles du Sud

The New South Wales wine appellation is made up of 16 different regions and covers approximately 810,000 square kilometres (312,000 square miles). This is the Size of the state of New South Wales, one of the six that make up the federal Commonwealth of Australia. Although it is one of the smallest Australian states geographically, it has been the most populous since the first European settlements in the 18th century. The South East Australia GI area is the largest in Australia and can include any wine produced in New South Wales as well as Victoria, Tasmania and Parts of South Australia.


The wine region of Hunter Valley

The Australia/nouvelle-galles sud/hunter-valley/hunter">Hunter Valley is unquestionably the best known and most highly prized wine region in New South Wales. Its most famous wine style is its distinctive Dry Semillon, while Shiraz, is also long-established. It is also regarded as a pioneer of Australian Chardonnay. Hunter Valley Semillon Semillon was first planted here in the 1830s.

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The word of the wine: Flower

Wine disease resulting in a whitish haze and a vented taste.

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