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Hester Creek Estate Winery Terra Unica Semillon 2019 Wine Review

Hester Creek Estate Winery Terra Unica Semillon 2019

Hester Creek Estate Winery Terra Unica  Semillon 2019

Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.99

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Hester Creek Estate Winery

Agent: Revelry Imports

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A lovely, floral white wine with notes of white peach and apricot. Pair with seafood.

This Hester Creek Estate Winery Terra Unica Semillon 2019 was reviewed on July 8, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Deborah Podurgiel - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

What a beautiful nose on this small lot Sémillon from Hester Creek Estate Winery. This is a 100% Sémillon with grapes sourced from their Block 12 Vineyard on the Golden Mile Bench (planted in 2020).

Fragrant with fine herbs, aromas of fresh tarragon stand out with honeysuckle florals and clean mineral notes. Available to club members only, this is a dry, medium-bodied voluptuous Sémillon, not fat by any means, but textured, ripe and mouthfilling with white florals, tarragon, lemon zest, a saline mineral touch finishing long, zingy and refreshing. Lovely now!

Grapes are hand-harvested, destemmed, whole-berry pressed, cold settled and fermented for two weeks in stainless-steel tank. Aged on its fine lees with regular lees stirring giving this wine more structure, finesse and that nice, creamy mouth feel. We paired it with grilled Ahi tuna in a ginger, lemon and tarragon marinade. The winery suggests pairing it with B.C. cod or halibut in a lemon butter sauce - it certainly has the balanced acidity to cut through a rich fish dish or sauce.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Light and refreshing. Aromas of lemon, green herbs, and subtle white florals. Light bodied, with medium acidity and a soft texture. Fruit and herbaceous flavours are fresh and vibrant, and there is a nice saline, mineral hint on the finish. Enjoy with any white fish or spring pea risotto.

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