Lychee | Lemon Zest | French Oak
Sauvage 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon cultivars are well adapted to our gravelly soils and maritime climate. Sauvignon contributing fragrance and Semillon texture and capacity for aging. They are from the cooler southern end of Margaret River, which is renowned for its fragrant white wines. Bold aromas of red currant, passion fruit and orange blossom laced with exotic notes of lychee and clove. A creamy mouth filling palate delights the senses with an unexpected richness and depth of flavour.
13.0% by Vol | 7.7 Standard Drinks
Fish and chips | chicken | soft cheese
A bountiful wet winter filling the dams, with a warm spring and summer, allowing lovely balance of natural acidity and physiological ripeness in the fruit.
3 parts Sauvignon Blanc | 1 part Semillon
Fermentation and maturation in 500L French oak puncheons allows a gentle ingress of oak elements, while preserving freshness. Sauvage remains on its yeast sediment "sur lie" during maturation. This process or yeast cell breakdown adds depth and richness to the palate.
1/3 new 500L French oak puncheons for 10 months. The wood is primarily from the Vosges and Allier forests.
Attractive in youth | up to 5 years maturation
Sauvignon Blanc 2nd March | Old vine Semillon 4th March
Trophy - Chairman of Judges Perpetual Trophy of Excellence | Sydney International
Top 100, Blue Gold - Syndey International
Gold | Margaret River Wine Show
96 pts James Halliday
95 Pts Huon Hooke