Bimbadgen Estate Botrytis Semillon / 2015 / 375mL

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Category: Wine
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Product Overview

Located high on a hill in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country, Bimbadgen Estate is a striking winery and vineyard encompassing an expansive Cellar Door and award-winning restaurant Esca Bimbadgen. 

The Hunter Valley's soils are naturally suited to the growing of high quality grapes which are characteristically full of flavour, depth and intensity. Bimbadgen Estate vineyards have been producing such grapes for over 40 years. Currently, the Estate's mature vines naturally yield approximately one to two tonnes of premium grapes per acre. Ideal for production of the finest wines. 

Varieties grown within Bimbadgen's vineyards include Semillon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Viognier. Other varieties, such as Verdelho, Barbera, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot are sourced from select vineyards within the Hunter Valley, Orange, and other premium wine growing regions around Australia. 

Winemaking Notes

The Bimbadgen Estate range of wines from Bimbadgen consist of classic Hunter Valley varietals crafted in a traditional style from within Australia’s oldest wine region - the Hunter Valley.

This Semillon exhibits a lifted bouquet of citrus blossom and hints of fresh grass. The palate is a generous serving of lemons and limes balanced with lively acidity and fresh minerality. This Semillon is the perfect accompaniment to seafoodand can be enjoyed young or carefully cellared for up to 5 years.

Tasting Notes


Pale green.


Kaffir lime leaf, green apples and lemongrass.


Vibrant lime juice and lemon pith citrus fruit flavours. Some cut grass undertones and racy, mineral like acidity.


3-5 years with careful cellaring, however will drink well young and fresh.

Food Pairing:

Match this Semillon to a range of fresh seafood or canapés.


GOLD - 2011 Macquarie Group Sydney Royal Wine Show
SILVER – 2011 123rd Annual Rutherglen Wines Show
SILVER – 2011 Royal Adelaide Wines Show
SILVER – 2011 Wrest Point Royal Hobart Wine Show
BRONZE - 2011 Dan Murphy's National Wine Show of Australia
BRONZE – 2011 Perth Royal Wine Show
BRONZE – 2011 NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show BRONZE – 2011 Royal Melbourne Wine Show BRONZE – 2011 NSW Wine Award