2009-Sauvignon-Blanc

2009 Sauvignon Blanc

Product Description

Trophy winner from the 2009 Royal Adelaide Wine Show for Best Sauvignon Blanc. An elegant wine, fresh and light yet bursting with flavour, almost a contradiction of delicacy and power.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Gold medal and Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc In Show at the 2009 Royal Adelaide Wine Show. Bronze Medals: Royal Adelaide, Royal Melbourne and Royal Hobart
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Colour: Bright pale straw
Bouquet: Lifted passionfruit, nectarine and citrus blossom combine to give a fresh and vibrant aromatic profile.
Palate: The palate is fresh and light, but still shows great depth of stonefruit and citrus flavours. 5% barrel fermentation and light lees contact has given the wine a lick of creaminess that combined with the fresh natural acidity gives a wine of impeccable balance.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Cellaring Potential: Suggested Best 2009 to 2011
Oak Treatment: 5% barrel fermented in new French oak
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with Steamed Augusta Whiting, on a bed of Asparagus, Fennel, herb and blood orange salad, or if you prefer freshly shucked oysters with some lemon would go down a treat.
Alcohol: 13.3%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: Less than 2.5 g/L
pH: 3.27
Acidity: 6.8 g/L