There is a tendency to ignore any Semillon which does not hail from the Hunter Valley (and sadly, a tendency to ignore most of those as well), but the reality is that there are some very fine, though different, examples from a number of other regions, including Margaret River. Moss Wood’s Semillon has long snuck under the radar for most, though it has a loyal core of supporters, justly so.
A crisp style, with hay, nettle and honey notes. Honey and grass – sounds like a great name for a 70s rock band. Lovely texture, good acidity and fine length. A wine with focus and pleasing style, with a good four to five years ahead of it and very different to what we have come to expect from the Hunter.