2008-Sauvignon-Blanc
2008-Sauvignon-Blanc1

2008 Sauvignon Blanc

Product Description

Fresh and zesty, with a punchy mid-palate and a long dry mineral finish. 90 points – James Halliday

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: 90 points James Halliday's Wine Companion 2009 Silver : Margaret River Wine Show. Bronze: Perth Adelaide, Royal Hobart.
Region: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Colour: The wine is a youthful pale straw tinged with green.
Bouquet: The nose exudes floral kiwi and passionfruit,with freshly rubbed mint in the background.
Palate: The palate is fresh and zesty, with a punchy mid-palate and a long dry mineral finish as is typical for this Five Ashes Terroir Sauvignon Blanc.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Cellaring Potential: Suggested best September 2008 to 2009; Suggested maximum 2011
Oak Treatment: 16% barrel fermented with 6% new French oak barriques.
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with freshly shucked oysters or pan seared scallops.
Alcohol: 12%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 0.5 g/L
pH: 3.32
Acidity: 6.6 g/l
Bottling Date: July 2008