Medhurst Sauvignon Blanc 2017
A focused and textural Sauvignon Blanc with line and length and a clean refreshing finish.
"Showing great purity, tension and charm. For our Sauvignon Blanc, we whole bunch pressed the fruit and allowed the juice to settle overnight. After racking, 30% was put to new French puncheons and the rest to stainless steel tank. Indigenous fermentation took place with the barrel portion of the wine spending 3 months in new oak before being transferred to stainless steel. As a blend in tank, the wine spent a further 6 months on full lees to build texture via yeast autolysis and to help retain the freshness seen in the grapes at harvest. Very pale straw green; almost translucent. Fresh and lively aromas of grapefruit rind, nettles, guava and honeysuckle with complexing hints of toast and flint from barrel fermentation. There is some mid-palate creaminess and refreshing chalky acidity. This wine will suit extended bottle ageing. If you can't (or won't) wait, then grab a fresh goat's curd salad with rocket and fennel or perhaps a pasta with fresh peas, dill and smoked salmon tossed through it." Medhurst Wines
James Halliday –
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