@the3winesmen review 2009 & 2010 UMAMU Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Margaret River

@the3winesmen have shared their wine tasting notes for our 2009 UMAMU Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillon & 2010 UMAMU Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Margaret River.  Sit back and enjoy...

2009 - this is how you feel after finding the best seat at the party. You're relaxed. People are getting around you and you don't have to do a thing. People are talking and you're just taking it all in. Kick back. You earned that spot.

Now chill. 2010 - this is your younger mate at the party who is trying to replicate you but he's like a Meerkat. He's a bit manic to start - his head is left, right, up and down but when he chills, he chills, for a while. For those playing along you'd know of my love for the guys and gals that do all the hard work for you. I know space is precious and costly but the results of releasing wine when ready to drink as habit should just be the norm. C'mon Australian wine producers. You know I'm right.

The 2009 is my kinda vibe. It's mellow, chill and happy to watch the world go by. The fruit has settled and the sharp and crisp apples have become sweet apple pie that was baked in an oak fuelled fire then glazed with a compote of dried apricots. Great. Now I want to make an apple pie.

The 2010 was me before I discovered what I really like and who I want to be. It's chill, but it knows it can always chill more. The Semillon is holding the Sauvignon Blanc to account with great balance of bees wax and floral notes but it's the pear, guava and subtle oak that provide the structure here. This is how wine should be. What a treat. Let the wine work for you. I'm reliably informed that there is stock of both of these wines in the depths of the UMAMU cellar so please get around them and chill like me.