Posts Tagged: Sauvignon Blanc

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2011 Whicher Ridge Sauvignon Blanc. Sauvignon Blanc. Geographe, WA. 12.5%

20% Barrel fermented and spent a year on lees. Yes! A sauvignon blanc with texture, weight and interest. Pale lemon on the eye. Creamy, nutty on the nose along with aromas of apples, pear skins, zesty lemongrass and ginger notes.

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2011 Whicher Ridge Sauvignon Blanc. Sauvignon Blanc. Geographe, WA. 12.5%

20% Barrel fermented and spent a year on lees. Yes! A sauvignon blanc with texture, weight and interest. Pale lemon on the eye. Creamy, nutty on the nose along with aromas of apples, pear skins, zesty lemongrass and ginger notes.

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2013 Howling Wolves Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. Margaret River. 12.5%

Lemon green in appearance. Youthful nose of green fruit, gooseberry, pear skins and lime zest. Hints of capsicum and just cut grass. On the palate, flavours of lime zest, a juicy pop of finger limes. Background grassy flavours, along with

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2013 Howling Wolves Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. Margaret River. 12.5%

Lemon green in appearance. Youthful nose of green fruit, gooseberry, pear skins and lime zest. Hints of capsicum and just cut grass. On the palate, flavours of lime zest, a juicy pop of finger limes. Background grassy flavours, along with

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2013 Domaine des Poëte, Le Sauvignon des Poëte. VDP Touraine, France. 12.5%

This wine is 100% Sauvignon Blanc and comes from the appellation of Touraine, which sits in the Loire Valley in France. It spent 6 months on lees. Nose of crunchy Granny Smith apple and hints of flinty, smokey minerality. On

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2013 Domaine des Poëte, Le Sauvignon des Poëte. VDP Touraine, France. 12.5%

This wine is 100% Sauvignon Blanc and comes from the appellation of Touraine, which sits in the Loire Valley in France. It spent 6 months on lees. Nose of crunchy Granny Smith apple and hints of flinty, smokey minerality. On

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2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.     Light Apricot in colour. Aromas of white flowers, apricots

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2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.     Light Apricot in colour. Aromas of white flowers, apricots

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2012 Clos des Lunes “Lune d’Argent” Grand Vin Blanc Sec. Bordeaux. 13.5%

This blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc is brought to you by the team behind well known Bordeaux estate, Domaine de Chevalier. 25% spent 6-7 months in oak and the rest in stainless steel tanks on lees. Clear, pale lemon

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2012 Clos des Lunes “Lune d’Argent” Grand Vin Blanc Sec. Bordeaux. 13.5%

This blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc is brought to you by the team behind well known Bordeaux estate, Domaine de Chevalier. 25% spent 6-7 months in oak and the rest in stainless steel tanks on lees. Clear, pale lemon

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2011 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “La Pie Colette” Blanc. AOC Côtes de Duras Blanc Sec. 13%

The Appellation of Côtes de Duras is in the South West of France. A blend of 40% Semillon, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Chenin Blanc & 10% Muscadelle that underwent a wild ferment and spent 12 months in concrete tanks before

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2011 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “La Pie Colette” Blanc. AOC Côtes de Duras Blanc Sec. 13%

The Appellation of Côtes de Duras is in the South West of France. A blend of 40% Semillon, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Chenin Blanc & 10% Muscadelle that underwent a wild ferment and spent 12 months in concrete tanks before

The wines of Bannockburn

Bannockburn Masterclass – 24th July 2013      I was very fortunate to be invited to a tasting master class of the wines of Bannockburn and meet its passionate winemaker, Michael Glover. The tasting was hosted by Bannockburn’s distributors, Fine

The wines of Bannockburn

Bannockburn Masterclass – 24th July 2013      I was very fortunate to be invited to a tasting master class of the wines of Bannockburn and meet its passionate winemaker, Michael Glover. The tasting was hosted by Bannockburn’s distributors, Fine

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2010 Opalie de Chateau Coutet. Barsac, Bordeaux. France. 14.5%

     From the highly regarded sweet wine producer Chateau Coutet, a 1er Grand Cru Classe no less. Still dry white wine from this part of the world is relatively rare. This wine is a dry wine made from equal

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2010 Opalie de Chateau Coutet. Barsac, Bordeaux. France. 14.5%

     From the highly regarded sweet wine producer Chateau Coutet, a 1er Grand Cru Classe no less. Still dry white wine from this part of the world is relatively rare. This wine is a dry wine made from equal

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2012 Marq “Wild & Worked” Sauvignon Blanc Semillon. Margaret River. 12.5%.

  An intense wine. This is Margaret River classic white with the volume turned up on the flavour front. It’s got the passion fruit, cut grass, minerals flavours all very evident. Throw in struck flint, preserved lemons, star fruit and

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2012 Marq “Wild & Worked” Sauvignon Blanc Semillon. Margaret River. 12.5%.

  An intense wine. This is Margaret River classic white with the volume turned up on the flavour front. It’s got the passion fruit, cut grass, minerals flavours all very evident. Throw in struck flint, preserved lemons, star fruit and

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Artisan and Cape Discovery wines in Bali.

What do these wines have in common? Fruit comes from Western Australia, shipped as fruit, then made into wine in Bali. Available in Bali only. Great way to avoid the high taxes there. All just under $20 each in the

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Artisan and Cape Discovery wines in Bali.

What do these wines have in common? Fruit comes from Western Australia, shipped as fruit, then made into wine in Bali. Available in Bali only. Great way to avoid the high taxes there. All just under $20 each in the