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2017 Expressions Fresh as a Daisy Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

2017 expressions fresh as a daisy semillon sauvignon blanc

2017 expressions fresh as a daisy semillon sauvignon blanc


$19.00

$15.20

colour

Pale straw with bright green rim.

aroma

Distinct Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc characters of Margaret River – layers of lemon grass, nectarine, passion fruit, snow pea and cut grass.

palate

Intense, juicy fruits on the front palate with a long, dry, refreshing finish.

cellaring

Drinking now and through 2019.

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vintage

A very distinct 2016 vintage. The dry, warm spring and summer meant it was tracking early but a tropical rain event in January saw 50–70mm fall across the region which pushed back harvest dates slightly. Of our main white varieties, Sauvignon Blanc stands out, with great aromatics, perfume and length of flavour. 

winemaking

Only the first free run juice from the Semillon variety is used, with its lovely purity and fruity boldness combined with the highest level of natural grape acidity. The Sauvignon Blanc grapes were gently pressed to extract the intense flavours and aromas within the Sauvignon grape skins. During fermentation, cool temperatures were used to encourage aroma production and overall varietal expression. A parcel of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc went direct to barrel and was fermented in new and old French oak puncheons to impart spice, texture and style to the end wine. On the completion of fermentation, the wine was chilled and clarified to ensure primary fruit freshness is at the forefront of the style.

region

Margaret River 100%

varieties

Semillon

Sauvignon Blanc

analysis

  • Alc Vol: 12.5%

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