Trizanne Signature Wines, Elim Sémillon 2018 Bottle size: 750mlSouth Africa, Elim
'Spontaneous fermentation followed by maturation lasting 16 months in 300- and 500-litre barrels. Aromatics of blackcurrant, lime and lemon, peach, the merest hint of hay plus some waxy complexity. The palate has very good depth of fruit and well-integrated acidity – rich, broad and pleasantly smooth textured, it shows both balance and detail.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 93/100
'Yes, it was at the end of the drought, but we got the benefit of a cool climate,' says Trizanne Barnard of this Elim Semillon, now in its second vintage. Savoury, poised and herbal, with lovely lees, some wild yeast complexity, a whiff of the ocean and pithy, mouth-watering focus. Drink 2020-24.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2019, 93/100
'Rich aromatics and citrus, peach, winter melon, honeysuckle and warm oak spices. This intensity is continued on the palate with integrated flavours of fruit, spice and minerality; it is luxurious yet finely detailed. The elegance of the savoury finish is noticeable as the flavours very slowly fade.' – Winemaker
Alc: 13% | RS: 2.1 g/L | TA: 6.5 g/L | PH: 3.27
About Trizanne Signature Wines:
Trizanne Barnard went solo with her own brand in 2008 after years of building experience locally at Klein Constantia, launching Anwilka wines and various international vintages. Trizanne’s focus since her own first vintage, has always been on 2 very diverse wine regions; Elim and the Swartland. Trizanne lives in Kommetjie and makes her wines in Noordhoek. Apart from everything wine-related: making wine, judging on various panels and sampling the finest, she is an avid surfer who draws patience and respect for nature from each aquatic experience.
|Technical analysis||RS: 2.1 g/L | TA: 6.5 g/L | PH: 3.27|
|Blend information||100% Sémillon|
|Drink to||Drink or cellar|
|Producer information||Trizanne Barnard went solo with her own brand in 2008 after years of building experience locally at Klein Constantia, launching Anwilka wines and various international vintages. Trizanne's focus since her own first vintage, has always been on 2 very diverse wine regions; Elim and the Swartland. Trizanne lives in Kommetjie and makes her wines in Noordhoek. Apart from everything wine-related: making wine, judging on various panels and sampling the finest, she is an avid surfer who draws patience and respect for nature from each aquatic experience.|
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com | AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com | CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za | DEC: Decanter | GS: Greg Sherwood MW | JS: James Suckling | JR: JancisRobinson.com | JD: Jeb Dunnuck | NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show | PG: Platter's Guide | ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com | TA: Tim Atkin MW | VIN: Vinous.com | WA: Wine Advocate | WE: Wine Enthusiast | WM: Winemag.co.za Report | WS: Wine Spectator