2019 Heretic White

Rich, minimal intervention Savagnin from an impressive young Margaret River producer.
3.5
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
2 Reviews

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Toasty, full-bodied Savagnin from Margaret River. It spent a couple of hours on skins, then spent up to seven weeks in old oak with a little stirring building texture and flesh.

If you were to imagine a Savagnin doing a pretty spot-on impression of a toasty Margaret River Chardonnay, you would be on the right track with this small batch release.

Check it out, it's interesting and satisfying if you're a fan of textural whites, not to mention, pretty sharp value.

100% barrel fermented Savagnin, our 2019 Heretic White is sourced from Phil & Lyn Foster’s vineyard on Thornton Road. Phil & Lyn have been farming in Margaret River for decades and grow a range of ‘alternative’ varieties on their property.


Phil also used to terrorise me in B grade cricket when I was a kid (he would have been awesome at Twenty20!) We love the Savagnin for it’s aromatics of dried herbs and sea spray, it’s texture and beautiful natural acid.

Customer Reviews

3.5
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
Based on 2 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 1 Total 4 star reviews: 0 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 1 Total 1 star reviews: 0
2 reviews
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    Alexander van H.
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    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 2 out of 5 stars
    Not a fan

    Was very hopeful for a good savagnin at this price point. Sadly the heretic did not deliver.

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    Ollie B.
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    5 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    A great find

    Full bodied, aromatic wine. Stone fruits and vanilla. Oily texture, very pure and refreshing. Nice to see Savagnin in Australia.

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