2019 Sauvignon Blanc
Clone: Own rooted H5V10 – Vines planted in 1999.
Sourced solely from Lone Star Creek Vineyard, Upper Yarra Valley
Fruit picked on 5 March, 2019
Winemaker: Franco D’Anna
Total crush: 100 dozen
Analysis: Baume: 12.4, pH: 3.30, TA: 7.2
Crushed, pressed & cooled at receival, barrel fermentation to zero residual sugar.
Maturation on lees in used French Barrique (225l) before transfer to stainless steel prior to bottling.
Cold stabilised, filtered and bottled 12 August, 2019.
Pale yellow in the glass, the bouquet is redolent with passionfruit and other tropical aromas. On the palate, a crisp lighter style wine softened by six months in old oak prior to bottling.
Perfect on its own or a great summer food wine.
Vegan friendly: no animal products used
12.0% alc/vol; Approx. 7.1 standard drinks
The Wine Front 93 points
Campbell Mattison: “A soft, almost delicate and certainly mellifluous expression of this variety. Punchy with puply, almost rind-like fruit flavour though its centre but then classically honed through the finish. Texture, of which there is plenty, is paramount here.” winefront.com.au