Wine "Rawson's Retreat" Semillon Chardonnay, 2012
The taste of wine is fresh, balanced, with a lovely and soft creamy texture, layered shades of fresh melon, grapefruit and stone fruit, toasty oak subtle nuances, persistent aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of tropical fruits (pineapple, nectarine, white stone fruit) that develop on the background of shades of toast, oak and walnut.
Great wine as an aperitif and goes well with salads (chicken, squid), seafood, vegetable dishes, Thai cuisine.
"Rousons Retreat" - a beautiful collection of classic monosortovyh and blended wines created from grapes grown in different parts of south-eastern Australia. Each wine line "Rousons Retreat" shows your style and personality. Monosortovye wines are excellent Australian interpretation of the classic Old World varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and Riesling. They show the advantages of the Australian terroir and combining multiple sources of harvest and from year to year are of high quality. Blends line "Rousons Retreat" - a typical Australian combination in which each part in the capable hands of Penfolds wine turns into a large whole: the union of structures Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz with generosity and wealth Chardonnay Semillon are born with the freshness of two wines that have received an army of fans Worldwide.
The name of the line "Rawson's Retreat" ("Refuge Rawson") indicates a stone cottage, which Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfolds built in 1845. Among the famous vineyard Magill in Adelaide, where he and his wife Mary and daughter Georgina lived for a year before the construction of the winery Penfolds.
Wine "Rawson's Retreat" Semillon Chardonnay is made from selected grapes grown in different regions of south-eastern Australia, and is a perfect example, when the amount of parts resulting in a greater result than each individually. Grapes harvested for wine cool nights to protect the fresh, delicate nature of the fruit. Winery berries are processed smoothly, with minimal interference in vinification. Extract the basic portion of the young wine made within 15 months in stainless steel tanks, to keep fresh fruity notes. A smaller portion matures in French oak barrels to add taste certain complexity without sacrificing the overall freshness of the wine.