McHenry Hohnen Rocky Road Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 ~ Margaret River, Western Australia
This is great……and here’s why!90/100 Huon Hooke
Top 2 ~ 2017 Semillon blends from South West Australia - The Real Review
5 Star Recommended - The Real Review
Top Rank - The Real Review
5 Star Winery - James Halliday
Huon Hooke "A lifted and complex nose, with tones of passionfruit pulp and lemon zest intertwined with flinty notes of wet slate, with a subtle roasted almond character lingering in the background."
The Real Review "The palate walks the line between savoury and fruit driven with perfection. The mid palate is subtle and fleshing with nashi pear and goose- berry. The finish shows cashew and a beautiful smoky note. Acidity is balanced and long. A full flavoured, balanced and complex version of a Margaret River stalwart."
Founded by one of the pioneers of the Margaret River winemaking region, David Hohnen and his brother in law, Murray McHenry, an accomplished fine wine retailer. Both have been making wine in Margaret River since the early 1970’s. McHenry Hohnen vineyards are 100% biodynamic. Their three unique vineyards (Burnside, Calgardup and Hazel’s) produce wines that are a reflection of the land. McHenry Hohnen focusses on crafting site expressive wines and are know for producing some of the region's best wines.
Margaret River is one of the best known wine regions in Australia, recognized internationally for the quality of its wines and the natural beauty of the region. Although originally renowned for its unusually refined cabernet sauvignon and intensely citrusy chardonnay varieties, the region now produces semillon sauvignon blanc blends and shiraz.
Located in the south-western corner of Western Australia, it is famous for having a more 'European' wine style than its counterparts across Australia, owing to the regions temperate, coastal location which is very similar to that of Bordeaux.