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The Blacksmith Helix Semillion 2019 per Case

The Blacksmith Helix Semillion 2019 per Case

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Price per Bottle: R 199.00

Wine Details

  • Blend: 50% Semillon | 50% Semillon Gris
  • Wine Style: Natural dry white wine
  • Wine of Origin: Swartland
  • Farm: Waterval
  • Vinification: Natural fermentation, 100% whole bunch pressed, barrel fermented
  • Maturation: 10 months in old French oak barrels
  • Bottled: 16th January 2020
  • Total Production: 290 x 6 x 750ml cases

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 11.5%
  • Residual Sugar (RS): 1.8 g/l
  • pH: 3.38
  • Total Acidity (TA): 5.0 g/l
  • Free SO2 (FSO2): 3 mg/l
  • Total SO2 (TSO2): 52 mg/l

Tasting Notes

HELIX Semillon entices with its delicate aromas of citrus blossom and subtle stone fruit. The palate reveals layers of complexity, with flavors of lemon zest, ripe pear, and a hint of nuttiness. The natural fermentation and barrel aging in old French oak contribute to a creamy texture and a well-rounded mouthfeel. The wine's lower alcohol content enhances its elegance and balance, making it a perfect choice for both casual sipping and pairing with a variety of dishes.

Pairing Suggestions

Enjoy HELIX Semillon with seafood dishes such as grilled shrimp or seafood risotto. Its versatility also pairs well with roasted chicken, creamy pasta, or soft cheeses.

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