Fox Creek Sauvignon Blanc

Current vintage

2015

A pale green, straw coloured wine with an aroma of citrus blossom and lemongrass. The wine is crisp with fresh flavours of gooseberry and melon with a clean and zesty finish. Very popular in restaurants and cafes.

Appearance

Pale Gold.

Bouquet

Classically carietal nose with leafy aromas of lantana, citrus blossom, kaffir lime and lemon with hints of golden peach and pineapple.

Palate

Green herbs, pineapple, golden peach and orange characters fill a luscious and juicy mid palate, these flavours persist in the mouth before finishing with lemon zest and crisp balanced acid.

Winemaking

Harvest occurred on both February 2 and 5 for the older and younger sections respectively of the Fox Creek Cellar Door vineyard. The young vine section contributes the tropical fruit and mid palate weight and the older section provides the herbaceousness, perfume and citrus characteristics. Cool fermentation in stainless steel tanks for two weeks, with two different yeast strains allowed the grapes to express their natural characters and enhanced the structure of the wine. This wine is suited for early drinking and will retain fresh fruit characters for the next couple of years.

Technical analysis

  • Alcohol 12.5%

Ageing potential

This wine is suited for early drinking and will retain fresh fruit characters for the next couple of years. This wine is made to be enjoyed whilst it is young.

Winemaker

Scott Zrna & Ben Tanzer

Tasting notes

2015 Sauvignon Blanc

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  • Circle Club$17.00
  • Retail$20.00

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Orders for wine must be in multiples of 12 and orders for mixed dozens are welcome. This excludes Large Format bottles which are condsidered to be 12 bottles for freight purposes. If you'd like to purchase fewer than 12 bottles please contact us.

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