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Dessert Semillon. Riverina GI 2011.

Riverina GI. The Riverina district makes some of Australia's best dessert wines thanks to unique conditions at vintage time. An elegant dessert wine with honeyed aromas and citrus, peach and apricot characters.


Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Milk & Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

An elegant dessert wine with honeyed aromas and citrus, peach and apricot characters.

Region of OriginSouth Eastern Australia
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units4.1
ABV11% vol.
Current Vintage2009
ProducerDe Bortoli Wines Pty Ltd
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerJulie Mortlock
Pack Quantity37.5
Pack Measurecl
Alcohol TypeWine
Taste Category7 Sweet & elegant

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Vinification Details:

2009 began with hot conditions until mid February when overnight rain came followed by more showers in March. This initiated the onset of botrytis, which was enhanced by showers and early morning dews in April providing good conditions for the infection to progress. Harvesting occurred over five days in the third week of May. Fermentation occurred over four to eight weeks, with each vineyard kept separate to enhance characteristics during fermentation and maturation.


De Bortoli Wines is a 3rd generation Australian family wine company established by Italian emigrants Vittorio and Giuseppina De Bortoli in 1928. Their son Deen (1936 - 2003) expanded and consolidated the business and now his children have established De Bortoli's reputation for premium wine including icon dessert wine Noble One. Italian family values remain core; there is a culture of hard work, generosity of spirit and of sharing good food, good wine and good times with family and friends.

Regional Information:

The Riverina region enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate with winter dominant rainfall. Sandy loam soils vary in colour and structure from red sandy earths to brown clay loams. The Bilbul winery in the Riverina is the birthplace of icon dessert wine Noble One, developed by Darren De Bortoli in 1982 which since its release has been awarded 117 trophies and 376 Gold medals. Climatic conditions allow the development of 'noble rot' to occur, providing the opportunity to make complex sweet white wines.

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Storage Instructions:

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 3 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text:

4.1 UK Units per bottle
1.4 UK units per 125ml glass
Know Your Limits
UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed:
Men: 3-4 units daily
Women: 2-3 units daily
Enjoy Responsibly


  • Store in a cool, dark place. This wine can be enjoyed now, or if carefully
  • stored, for up to 5-6 years from purchase. Once open, drink within 2 days.

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Net Contents:

37.5cl e

Name and Address:

Tesco Stores Ltd.,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,


Typical Values100ml containEach glass (125ml) contains
Energy537kJ (128kcal)671kJ (160kcal)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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