Sauvignon Blanc 2019


Sauvignon Blanc

Regulated designation
Table wine
South Australia
Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Hills
Sauvignon Blanc 100 %
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About this winery

Shaw + Smith winery was founded in 1989 by Michael Hill Smith and Martin Shaw with the goal of producing elegant, refined, world class wines from the cool climate Adelaide hills region of Australia. That Shaw + Smith have succeeded in spades should come as no surprise given the resumes of the winery's two founders. Michael Hill Smith was born into wine, a member of the Yalumba family. A Cordon Bleu trained chef, wine writer, wine judge, and Australia's first Master of Wine he relished the...

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Winemaking notes

Hand picked. Cool fermentation in stainless steel followed by maturation on lees. Early bottling to retain freshness.

Tasting notes

Pink grapefruit characteristics, concentration and mid-palate texture, with a marked intensity of flavour and is particularly bright, fresh, and balanced. A great aperitif or paired with seafood.

Press reviews

James Halliday (Australian Wine Companion)

- 95 points -

James Halliday , October 2019

Light straw-quartz hue. Not the easiest of vintages, but you'd never know it given the intensity, the resonance and length of this vibrant, juicy wine. The 30th vintage, and I buy the back label comment 'the wine is better now than at any time in our 30 years.'

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