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Brookford Chardonnay Semillon

Brookford Chardonnay Semillon

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Brookford Chardonnay Semillon: A Bright and Balanced Australian White Blend

The Brookford Chardonnay Semillon is a delightful white wine produced in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. This dry and easy-drinking blend showcases the best qualities of both Chardonnay and Semillon grapes, resulting in a wine that is both refreshing and flavourful.


The Brookford Chardonnay Semillon pours a brilliant pale straw colour, hinting at the crispness to come.  This light colour is a classic characteristic of a white blend dominated by Chardonnay, with the Semillon adding a touch of brilliance.


On the nose, the Brookford Chardonnay Semillon offers a vibrant bouquet of citrus and tropical fruit aromas.  Expect to find notes of grapefruit, lemon, and lime mingling with juicy pineapple, melon, and white peach.  These primary fruit characters are complemented by subtle hints of minerality, adding complexity and interest.  The influence of the Semillon grape is particularly noticeable in the subtle floral notes that may emerge, hinting at honeysuckle or jasmine.


The palate of the Brookford Chardonnay Semillon is fresh, clean, and lively.  The initial attack is driven by the crisp acidity, a hallmark of both Chardonnay and Semillon grapes grown in the cool climate of the Riverina. This acidity is perfectly balanced by the natural sweetness of the ripe fruit, creating a harmonious and mouthwatering experience.  The 85% Chardonnay composition provides a core of rich, stone fruit flavours, while the 15% Semillon adds a touch of roundness and texture.  The finish is lingering and refreshing, leaving a pleasant citrusy aftertaste.


The Brookford Chardonnay Semillon is a medium-bodied white wine.  This weight in the mouth allows the wine to showcase its flavours without being overpowering, making it a very approachable and food-friendly option.


The Brookford Chardonnay Semillon is an excellent example of an Australian white blend.  It offers a vibrant and refreshing drinking experience, perfect for enjoying on its own or paired with a variety of dishes.  Its easy-going nature and crowd-pleasing flavours make it a great choice for any occasion.

Key Points:

  • Region: Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
  • Blend: 85% Chardonnay, 15% Semillon
  • Style: Dry, white blend
  • Colour: Pale straw
  • Aroma: Citrus (grapefruit, lemon, lime), tropical fruit (pineapple, melon, white peach), floral notes (honeysuckle, jasmine), mineral
  • Palate: Crisp acidity, balanced sweetness, rich stone fruit flavours, round texture, lingering citrus aftertaste
  • Body: Medium-bodied
  • Food Pairing: Seafood, roast chicken, vegetable dishes, creamy pastas

In Conclusion:

The Brookford Chardonnay Semillon is a well-crafted and affordable white wine that is sure to please a wide range of palates.  Its bright acidity, balanced sweetness, and generous fruit flavours make it a versatile choice for any occasion.  So next time you're looking for a refreshing and food-friendly white wine, be sure to give the Brookford Chardonnay Semillon a try.

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