2021 Airlie Bank Sauvignon Blanc

Easy drinking and vibrant Sauv Blanc from Tim Shand.

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If a more savoury style of Sauvignon Blanc is what floats your boat, then this is one you'll absolutely love.

It's a lot more subtle on the nose than what you might expect from this variety, but it still sits firmly in the refreshing and vibrant camp. It's easy drinking, succulent, with an energetic acidity that leaves your mouth watering. Beautifully textured from the barrel fermentation, too, just adding to the interest iceberg.

Super easy drinking and versatile with a whole host of foods, this is an excellent value drop for a cheeky mid-weeky.

The Airlie Bank Sauvignon Blanc is a really gentle, refreshing wine. Hints of passionfruit and baby peas. Runs a higher pH/lower TA than most Australian Sauv Blanc that’s out there. Really succulent as a result, and the fruit finishes with a savoury and slightly phenolic line.

Fruit is (as always) picked at low baume (10.5) from Block 10 on the Napoleone Vineyard – which was planted in 2009. Juice with all solids to old puncheons the day after pressing. After ferment it’s stirred weekly before coming out to the bottling tank.

92 Points - "Tight, tense, taut, terrific. Lean tropical fruit characters, heaps of pulpy grapefruity tang and above all a light balsa wood-nutty savoury character. Great length and texture is a theme. And deliciousness! Don’t forget that. Fresh, summery drink." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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