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2017 Sauvignon Blanc

WINEMAKING

The fruit for this wine was grown mainly on the lower terraces of Askerne Vineyard. The fruit was harvested on 31st March 2017.
It is a blend of 90% savvignon Blanc and 10% Semillon the wine was 100% barrel fermented, 25% of the oak was new.

ANALAYSIS

pH
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Alcohol 13%

TASTING NOTES

A nose of tropical fruits in the melon and passionfruit spectrum.  Extra complexity comes from barrel fermentation and this adds a creamy, almond like nuttiness to the wine.  This barrel work also contributes a lovely weight to the wine which provides extra buoyancy to the rich tropical fruits.  Enjoy now or cellar for five years.

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