2020 Heirloom Vineyards Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Vineyard: Cutting edge viticulture teamed with exceptional wine making has delivered a superb wine from the South Australian Adelaide Hills region; Teakle's Hill at Woodside.

Season: A challenging season to say the least with a good a start to the growing season followed by unseasonably cold conditions not allowing development of vine flowers to set good fruit. Once calculated, fruit bunches were expected to be reduced up to 60%. With the ongoing dry conditions a once in a lifetime fire season destroyed many vineyards across the Adelaide Hills region. Depending on vineyard location, the cool climate altitude with cool evening breezes, allowed the white and red grapes to ripen with good flavours and high acidity.

Wine making:  Whole bunches were carefully hand picked in the cool evenings and early mornings before small batches were gently pressed. Free run juice was captured and bottled without delay.

Appearance: Clear, to pale straw.

Aroma/Bouquet: White pepper, spearmint, celery leaves and fresh herbs.

Palate: Fresh, light and crisp like a summer breeze. A refreshing, dry white wine offering flavours of delicate minerals, fresh herbs and the freshest of tropical fruits. 

Food Pairing: Prosciutto and Rockmelon with lashings of goat curd and crusty bread, Tempura zucchini flowers with soft shell crab.  

Alcohol: 11.2%

pH: NA

Acidity: NA

Residual Sugar: NA

Production: NA

Cellar potential: Now to 3+ years

Winemaker: Elena Brooks, BSc (Oenology) Adelaide, Rosie Signer

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