Moss Wood Ribbon Vale 2018 Botrytis Semillon

• Semillon from the Ribbon Vale vineyard
• Made only when the grapes are naturally infected with Botrytis cinerea
• Careful selection of yeasts allowing full expression of varietal characteristics
•  Aged for 2 years in 225 litre old French oak barrels
•  Enjoyable now but can be cellared 5 to 7 years or more.

Moss Wood Ribbon Vale 2018 Botrytis Semillon – James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

Impressive, lemon and peach aromas with marmalade and bergamot as well. The palate has elegant, fresh oranges and peaches. Published April 2020

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Moss Wood Ribbon Vale 2018 Botrytis Semillon – Bob Campbell, The Real Review

Delicious, creamy, botrytised semillon with bush honey, dried apricot, liquorice, musk and caramel. Quite Sauternes-like – sweet but certainly not cloying. Perfect with foie gras. Published 4 April 2020

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Moss Wood Ribbon Vale 2011 Botrytis Semillon – James Halliday, The Wine Companion

Gleaming gold; only made in years when botrytis occurs; very rich and sweet; needed a bit more acidity. 375ml. Published 27 July 2014

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Moss Wood Ribbon Vale 2011 Botrytis Semillon – eRobertParker.com Wine Advocate #214 Aug 2014 – Lisa Perrotti Brown MW

Pale straw-gold in color and showing a pronounced nose of apricot jam, lemon marmalade and musk perfume with hints of honeycomb and orange blossom, the fully sweet 2011 Ribbon Vale Vineyard Botrytis Semillon exudes a lovely savory and toasty fragrance along with a rich, viscous texture that is supported by great acid freshness. It finishes…

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