2023 Jauma 1000 Fires Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc

A skinsy, textural coupling of Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blancs from one of the country's most loved natural winemakers.

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The long and short of the 1000 Fires blend is: it's absolutely bangin'.

Chenin and Sauvignon Blanc make great bedfellows together in this wine, with James Erskine working his magic to get the most out of these two varieties. Enticingly aromatic, bright, vibrant and fresh is the memo, with grip and texture from deftly-handled skin contact.

If you want to get into skin contact/amber wines but don't want anything too "on the edge", this is a great place to start. Equally brilliant for any die-hard skinsy fan too. Lots of joy and fun to be had with this wine.

2023 1000 Fires, Chenin (95%) Sauvignon Blanc (5%)

VINES- Chenin from Lulu’s Blewitt Springs block and Sauvignon Blanc from Jim’s Peter’s Creek block.

WINEMAKING- Chenin is destemmed and pressed to barrel and tank. Sauvignon destemmed and fermented on skins for 2 weeks.

TASTING NOTES- Yellow green in colour, citrus and apples, long acid drive, very spacious on the pallet with an ethereal mouthfeel. 13%

All Jauma Wines are Living Wines, made with zero additions or filtration, and bottled under crown seal for perfect freshness and stability.


James Erskine has been one of the most influential voices in the Australian natural wine movement for more than two decades. An award-winning-sommelier turned world-renowned winemaker, James founded Jauma in 2010 with an eye to crafting honest, thought-provoking wines made purely from nothing but grapes.

In the world of Jauma, nothing is added and nothing is taken away during the winemaking process. The transparency and translation of the vineyard into the glass are the ultimate aims.

Erskine's meticulous approach and unyielding standards have produced some of the most talked-about wines of his generation. They are startlingly pure and have an ephemeral energy about them. They often sell out in the blink of an eye. They are everything that is magical and magnetic about the world of natural wine.

James Erskine of Jauma Wines Jauma

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