Mount Pleasant

$26.99 per Bottle
$161.94 per pack

Mount Pleasant's most floral and expressive Semillon. Named after a section of the Lovedale Vineyard, the nose opens with classic citrus characters of lime & lemongrass . The palate shows elegant yet intense palate of pure Semillon fruit providing great line & length. Will drink now or with careful cellaring this wine will develop over the next 7 years.

Region:
NSW - Hunter Valley
State:
New South Wales
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Hand-picked early in the morning, free-run juice cool-fermented in stainless steel for 14 days, bottled early. Quartz-green; an expensive way to make Semillon dictated by the later than usual vintage following the wettest Jan since 1972, but the outcome made it all worthwhile. This is Semillon walking on a high-tensile wire of acidity, lemon to the fore and green apple intensity pushing the wine through to the finish and after taste.

95 Points - James Halliday

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright green hues.

Aroma

Classic citrus characters of Lime & lemongrass predominate with wonderful intensity and purity.

Palate

An elegant yet intense palate of pure Semillon fruit providing great line & length.

Winery Profile

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McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant, home to the Old Hill Vineyard planted in 1880, is one of Australia’s most treasured vineyard sites.

The Estate was established in 1921 by the legendary winemaker Maurice O’Shea who also coined the property’s name – a name which would go on to grace his wine labels. O’Shea brought sophisticated blending and oak treatment techniques to his winemaking and his unique and inspired wines drew praise for their intensity of flavour and significant longevity.

In 1941, the McWilliam family acquired ownership of the Mount Pleasant winery. Holding a special talent for recognising the unique characteristics and longevity of Hunter Valley table wines, Chief Winemaker Maurice O’Shea was encouraged to pursue his creations.

There have been only three Chief Winemakers at Mount Pleasant since 1921, ensuring the winery’s consistency in wine style and quality. Current Chief Winemaker Phil Ryan joined McWilliam’s in 1965 at the age of 19 and his extensive contribution to the New South Wales wine industry was recognised when he was awarded the prestigious Graham Gregory Trophy.

The Mount Pleasant range draws from more than 90 years of vintage experience to deliver varietal classics and is today recognised for its powerful Hunter Valley Shiraz and dedication to creating benchmark Hunter Valley Semillon.Located just two hours North of Sydney, McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant creates some of Australia’s most celebrated and awarded wine styles.

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Other Information

  • 2016 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • NSW - Hunter Valley, New South Wales
  • Screwcap closure
  • 10% alc.
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. GraysOnline liquor licence LIQP770010049

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We’ll despatch your product the next working day! Depending on your location, you can expect delivery anywhere between 2 and 5 working days from payment date.


We will send you an email notifying you as soon as your items have left our warehouse.


In this email, you will find the name of the carrier company and the consignment note number of your item as well as information on tracking the delivery of your item online. Simply follow the link to the relevant website and enter your reference number. You will then be able to quickly and efficiently track the delivery status of your item!


Please Note: Your goods will be delivered to your registered address. We do delivery Australia wide except for a few remote territories, please check the shipping calculator to confirm delivery availability and timeframes.


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