2021 Ponting First Session Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

A fresh and crispy Sauvignon Blanc, it screams Adelaide Hills from the rooftops.

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The first session of a Test match, it’s all about setting the tone, laying the foundations for the 5 days ahead. For Ricky, it was a special time of bonding and coming together.

This wine is aimed to provide that same sort of starting point, whether it’s while you’re cooking dinner, or welcoming friends over for a BBQ, this Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect way to kick things off.

As varietal as it comes, zesty, fresh with great acidity, the nose is all citrus and passionfruit, with the palate, there is more of the same. Grassy, herbaceous, clean and oh so crisp. This wine is exactly what you expect, a great representation of the varietal, in a regionally classic way.

Fruit for the First Session Sauvignon Blanc was machine harvested in the early hours of the morning, then crushed and drained through the press to retain the fresh, bright flavours. Clarified juice fermented with two aromatic yeast strains to enhance the Adelaide Hills sauvignon blanc varietal characters.

Region: Adelaide Hills, SA
Blend: Sauvignon Blanc (100%)
ABV: 13%
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92 Points - "This does a lot of things well. Intense fruitiness, crisp texture, a touch of grassy-herbal character, a seriously zingy splash of acidity. It’s fragrant, ultra clean, just that touch chalky in a good way. It shouts out its refreshment credentials while easing into the comfy armchair of ‘classic’ sauvignon blanc characters. A touch minerally? It’s a charmer in its line and length way." Mike Bennie (Wine Front)

87 Points - "Cut-grass and green herbiage aromas, some stalky notes. Clean and well-made. Crisp, tangy, dry palate, with lively acidity and some tension. Moderate length, clean and appetising finish. The acid draws the finish out." Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

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