Tasting Notes – Elderton Botrytis Semillon

IMG_20160610_234352Name: Botrytis Semillon
Producer: Elderton Wines
Region: Barossa, Australia
Grape Varieties: Semillon
Vintage2011
Overall Rating:  ★★★
Pairing: This is a dessert wine, so I enjoyed a glass with Neapolitan Cupcakes from the Cooking Classy  blog.  And I did actually really enjoyed this wine.  I’m not usually a fan of sweet or dessert wines, but this was light, not syrupy, and it had decent acidity to balance some of the sugar.

Sight
Color: Amber/Copper   Brightness: Day Bright

Aroma
Intensity: Low/Moderate
Age: Youthful/Some Age
Scent: apricot and orange marmalade

Palate
Dry/Sweet: Sweet
Body: Light/Medium
Acidity: Fresh
Flavors: Even more orange, than in the aroma, plus some honey.

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