2017 La Violetta Fiume Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Great Southern, WA

A more textural version of Semillon Sauvignon Blanc from WA than you typically see.


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Categories: Natural & Lo-Fi Wines

About The Wine

There is a tremendous amount of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blends that come out of Western Australia.

Many of them are uninspired, plain-jane renditions - more water than wine.

But if you know AJ Hoadley and his wines, nothing he does is boring. This is organically farmed, dry gron Fruit from Frankland River, fermented and aged in oak for four months to gain body and complexity.

It finishes dry and fresh but gives you way more punch on the palate along the way.

About La Violetta

Few winemakers bring as much creativity and flair to their label as the mercurial Andrew Hoadley.

With a mischievous, child-like joy, he has set about crafting La Violetta, one of the most fascinating wine ranges in Western Australia, and indeed, the country.

His wines are inspiring, each a creation all of its own.

With a mix of single vineyard, single varietal wines and some exotic blends, these some of the most thought-provoking wines in the West.

AJ Hoadley on the march
AJ Hoadley on the march
Great Southern, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

The river of Semillon and Sauvignon in Western Australia keeps on flowing, but this one comes from a minor tributary. Fruit is sourced from an organically managed, dry grown vineyard in Frankland River.

Hand harvested bunches were destemmed before spending five days cold soaking, without fermentation. Juice was pressed off direct to seasoned oak puncheons and barriques to ferment wild without any additions.

The wine spent four months unsulphured on lees before blending and bottling, then rested two years in bottle before release.

Blend : Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc
ABV : 10.9%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml
Production : 95 dozen

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"Delicate citrus and lanolin aromas, with secondary notes of toastjust beginning to show. Pre-ferment skin contact brings texture andfullness to the palate without excessive tannin extraction. Arelatively low alcohol level keeps the refreshment factor high." - La Violetta


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