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2017 Golden Child Island Life Fumé Blanc

Adelaide Hills, SA

Vibrant modern take on barrel fermented Sauv Blanc. Delish!

$25.00

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About

About the Wine

James Hamilton's colourful wines from his family's vineyard in the Adelaide Hills are making plenty of waves.

His gentle approach in the winery shows through so clearly with the release of his 2017 Fumé Blanc. So often this wine style lacks subtlety, the oak getting in the road of the Sauvignon Blanc's vibrancy. Not so with the Golden Child Fumé. The oak cuddles the fruit so well, with the delicious Savvy fruit still front and centre.

A great modern version of this classic wine style and really top value.

About Golden Child

Golden Child is the project of father-and-son team, David and James Hamilton.  David grows the grapes from his own vineyard in Kuitpo in the southern Adelaide Hills, while son James uses his immense winemaking talents to bring the wines to bottle.

Having their own extensive, 20+ year old vineyard gives the Hamiltons enormous flexibility with the wines and allows James to craft some pretty unique offerings.  The fruit is all hand-picked, fermented with natural yeasts and crafted together gently and with minimum additions.

The range is wide, colourful and wholly enjoyable - this is a new Hills producer to keep an eye on.

Golden Child
Golden Child's father-and-son team - David and James Hamilton
Adelaide Hills, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Passionfruit and creamy, lemon pie and sweet lychee. Golden sunshine wine here. So fun and textural but fresh at the same time. Delish wine. Lush in a way but restrained. Yummo. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From the Producer

Hand picked, cold stored for two days then whole bunch pressed straight to used Hogs Heads for wild ferment and full malo. Kept on full lees for four months (no stirring) then bottled unfiltered. No adds except some sulphur before bottling.

Blend : Sauvignon Blanc (100%)
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2019
Bottle Size : 750ml

James Hamilton strolling through his family
James Hamilton strolling through his family's vineyard
Adelaide Hills, SA
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