Torbreck Woodcutter’s Semillon
A traditional variety that takes great pride in Barossa vineyards, the acidity and medium body of Semillon working well with fine acids, fresh citrus notes of lemon and lime juice and kaffir lime leaf. The palate is tangy with acidity and cleansing to the finish. Either as a fresh young wine or aged for up to 10 years to reveal brioche and lemon curd pastry like notes. The Lemon butter complexities are a real delight from 5-10 years.
Provenance is everything to us. We believe the Barossa is the most exciting place to make wine in the world, with its gentle Mediterranean climate and 175 years of Silesian and English commitment to winemaking and grape-growing.
There is a European sense of tradition here that means vines planted in the 1840s – many of them Rhone varieties such as Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvédre – still thrive and bear fruit of unique concentration and flavour.
Torbreck pays tribute to these vineyards with minimal intervention, creating wines of richness, structure and length that age gracefully.
The multi-generational growers, whose descendants arrived here nearly two centuries ago, are the backbone of Torbreck’s winemaking aspirations. Without their knowledge of the seasons and the soil, we would not have such a precious resource of fruit to work with.