2022 Barrel-Aged Sauvignon Blanc


An exotic style of Sauvignon Blanc incorporating wild barrel ferment, with no additions, stabilising, fining or filtration. Cloudy and moreish, racy and ripe. A creamy mouthfeel, yet juicy and complex.

Best lightly chilled – with antipasti, roasted vegies or creamy pasta and risotto.


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Sauvignon Blanc, now back back amongst the ‘mantra’
classics. Rosa Brook fruit for this one – a cooler site to help retain the acidity yet achieving richness through extended ripening.

Pressed immediately after the pick and straight into Frenck oak for a wild and long very fermentation  fermentation. Kept on lees 7 months until bottling in October, unfined, unfiltered.

Opens with lemon blossom, gooseberry, cut hay (trampled grass says Chelsea!), and some nice passionfruit richness and fragrant alpine herbs. Certainly a wild version and not for your average Sav Blanc drinker. Apricot, finger lime, and white peach aromas filter through, some jasmine flower, some

Picking out the bassier notes of Sav Blanc and running hard with them on the palate. The texture is creamy and rich,
resplendent  with  ripe  lime, vanilla/musk  and  kiwifruit.  Gooseberry, fire & spice, sweet lemon curd.The richness is offset by some taut acidity and a long finish that leaves you wanting more.
A minerally and earth style, supplanting the high notes for the bassy undertones of what the variety can show.

Match it with smoky char-grilled veges. 

Organically produced. Vegan Friendly 

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