2015 Sauvignon Blanc


Made in the style of a white Graves: highly fragrant, complex, textured, barrel-ferment style. Pure grapefruit, flint, zingy acidity and subtle oak.


Trophy: 2015 Yarra Valley Wine Show Best Aromatic White

Tasting Notes

A concentrated nose of grapefruit and gooseberry, with subtle, waxy and flinty notes and the faintest hint of oak. Zesty and citrussy on the palate, a soft, creamy mouthfeel with zingy natural acidity as a counterpoint. This is a pure yet multi-layered Sauvignon Blanc that would appeal both in its infancy as well as with short to medium-term ageing.


Fresh oysters, kingfish ceviche.


A season that started with decent winter rains, but warm and dry thereafter, ensuring low yields of healthy, concentrated fruit.


Hand-picked from dry-grown vines, chilled overnight, hand-sorted and whole bunch pressed to seasoned, 500L French oak for a long, slow barrel fermentation. Left on lees for the duration of ageing to build textural complexity.


Picking Date: 27 February 2015

Bottling Date: 23 December 2015

pH: 3.03

Titratable Acidity: 8.5 g/L

Alcohol: 12.5% Alc/Vol

Cellaring: Until 2020

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