Hunter Semillon can learn from SA Riesling, says Young Gun

Hunter Semillon can learn from SA Riesling, says Young Gun

One of the Hunter Valley’s most exciting young winemakers has called for his counterparts to explore more contrasting styles of the region’s flagship grape, Semillon. Gundog Estate winemaker Matt Burton told The Shout that Hunter winemakers only have themselves to blame for the slow take-up of Semillon, given that so many of them are making it in exactly the same style. “I think if you can branch out into off-dry styles, or fume styles, you’re actually bringing new markets to the variety,” he said.

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