2023 Voyager Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

A classy, elegant Margaret River blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon that offers excellent value for money.

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Description

This is a classic Margaret River Dry White, blended from organically-grown Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

Winemaker Tim Shand ferments a portion of the Semillon component in new French oak, bringing an extra layer of texture which compliments the freshness & drive of the primary fruit.

It's classy, crisp and very well-balanced. It's one of the finer and best-value iterations of this blend in Margaret River. Terrific buying for drinking any night of the week.

“Our take on a Margaret River classic – textured, savoury and refreshing for laidback drinking all year round.”
- Tim Shand (Chief Winemaker)

95 points
"A lot of texture and flavour going hand-in-hand to make this a very appealing drink... A super-smart drink."
- Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

NOSE
Zesty lime, delicate passionfruit, subtle florals, lemon pith

PALATE
Crisp, tightly wound, touch of salinity, long savoury finish

FOOD MATCH
Light fish dishes or lemon risotto

OAK
10% of Semillon, new French oak

COLOUR
Pale straw green

ORGANIC STATUS
Certified organic

VINTAGE
Despite a cool start to spring, flowering and fruit set were even across all varieties. November heralded the beginning of a glorious run of weather. Days were warm but never hot, and temperatures dropped nicely into the evenings, allowing gradual ripening and acid retention in the grapes. Harvest commenced a week later than ‘normal’ under clear blue skies and finished in mid-April.

95 points - "A lot of texture and flavour going hand-in-hand to make this a very appealing drink. Smoky, grassy, lots of citrus, especially makrut lime leaves and Tahitian lime juice, hay and a refreshing juiciness across the palate. Some oak influence adding tannins and spice while bolstering the palate. A super-smart drink." - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

Voyager Estate

Established in 1978, Voyager Estate, a pioneering Margaret River wine estate founded by Michael Wright, has celebrated over four decades of excellence. Nestled in Stevens Valley, its undulating slopes, warm summers, and maritime breezes shape the unique qualities of its world-class Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Led by Michael's daughter, Alexandra Burt, the family-owned estate remains dedicated to showcasing the region's distinctiveness through progressive winemaking and immersive experiences for visitors.

From organic certification to innovative sustainability initiatives, Voyager Estate prioritizes environmental responsibility. The estate's commitment is evident in practices such as composting grape marc, telemetry-controlled irrigation, and raising ducks to combat pests. With Chardonnay and Cabernet as cornerstones, the range includes Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon, Shiraz, and blends. The recent addition of Chief Winemaker Tim Shand in 2022 marks a new chapter, infusing the historic estate with innovation and youthful vigor. As Voyager Estate looks to the future, Shand's expertise promises a continued legacy of excellence in Margaret River winemaking.

Chief Winemaker, Tim Shand. Voyager Estate

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