De Bortoli Noble One Botrytis Semillon 2009


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375ml bottle.

Perhaps the most famous wine in Australia.

Darren De Bortoli created Noble One at his family winery in 1982, to this day it is still one of the most awarded wines in history and the oldest examples are sensational.  More than three decades after this pioneering Botrytis Semillon took the world by storm, internationally acclaimed Noble One remains the benchmark of Australian ‘Botrytis’ dessert winemaking.

Up until 1990, wines were matured in coarse-grained French oak puncheons produced in Australia, which gave plenty of oak character but leaked!  With effect from the 1990 vintage, tight-grained Seguin Moreau (as used by Ch. d’Yquem) has been used.

Critic Reviews:

95/100 Jeremy Oliver  tasted 2010

94/100 Huon Hooke tasted 2013

92/100 Cellar Tracker

92/100 Wine & Spirit Magazine tasted 2013

94/100 The Wine Front