2021 Swan Valley Wines Heirloom Blanc Skin contact Muscadelle & Malvasia

A skin-contact white blend with great texture from a WA Young Gun of Wine.

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The Swan Valley in Western Australia is home to the state's oldest vines, which were planted way back in 1829. Since that time, the valley has had a continual relationship with wine.

Swan Valley Wines has been in production since 1986, with a focus on bush vines that are farmed sustainably. They also like doing things a little differently to everyone else, which explains why they produced this white blend with a few left-of-centre grapes in Australia such as Malvasia and Navera (a relative of Muscat), as well as the more common Muscadelle and Chenin Blanc.

If you like textural, full-bodied wines that are as interesting to talk about as they are to drink, then you'll love the Swan Valley Wines Heirloom Blanc.

An assemblage of some historically important varieties, several of which thrived in the otherwise difficult 2021 vintage. Muscadelle, Malvasia spp., Navera and Chenin blanc were macerated on skins at ambient temperatures, prior to maturation in stainless steel.

A full bodied and complex wine, with an unreal texture like apricot nectar.

89 Points - "It's tangy, fresh, cloying, slippery, finishes with a Real Lemonade tartness and sweetness and freshness. Between start and finish there's jasmine and green apples, light honeyed notes, apricot, and the sum of those parts is a wickedly drinkable white of layers and vitality. It's cool as. It's compelling. It speaks of a new Swan Valley fluently. Cool." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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