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2020 Dormilona Skinnie Sauvignon Blanc

Margaret River, WA

Skinnie is Jo Perry's super-fun skinsy Sauv. Crunchy and wild, this is Sauv Blanc with serious attitude.

$30.00

About

About The Wine

Sauvignon Blanc is a great variety to experiment with. Winemaker Jo Perry plays around with it a bit here, pushing this Sauvignon Blanc into the realm of the weird and wonderful.

The fruit is crushed straight into a combination of amphora and open top bins, then left to hang out of skins for a full six weeks before bottling. No fining. No filtration. No adds. Just the awesome raw essence of Sauvignon Blanc.

If you're in the market for crisp dry whites, you may want to look elsewhere. But if funky, textural wines with a wild personality are your thing, this is going to be right up your alley.

About Dormilona

Josephine Perry is one of the most exciting emerging producers in Margaret River. Her Dormilona label is setting a new tone for the region.

A self-confessed 'lazy-bones' winemaker, Jo is low-intervention in the winery, instead focusing her energies on the quality of fruit that she brings in the winery.

She uses only organically and biodynamically farmed fruit from high-quality vineyards across Margaret River and the Swan Valley and is bringing an alt-styling to the hero varieties of the west.

These are natural wines with flair and originality. From vineyard to glass, Jo handcrafts each wine with love and tender hands. An authentic producer who's rightfully gaining plenty of attention.

Winemaker Jo Perry sharing her vino
Winemaker Jo Perry sharing her vino
Margaret River, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Sav Blanc hand harvested in the cool morning from a certified vineyard in Willyabrup. Destemmed into open fermenters & amphora where is was left to rest for 6 weeks up to 6 months. Basket pressed off, simply racked & blended then bottled. Sans sulphur.

Blend : Sauvignon Blanc (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jo in the winery
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Full steam ahead with mango and guava scents, some green pepper and a touch of grass. Soft, silty tannins mesh well with the loud fruits. All this craziness hangs on a thread of acid which keeps the story going in one direction. Great side a Sauv Blanc, here. Interest and drinkability in one. - Different Drop Wine Team

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