Scotchmans Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2012
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Pale straw with a green tinge.
Lifted tropical fruit aromas of paw paw, guava and passionfruit dominate the nose with green notes and citrus characters.
Fresh, tight and juicy with upfront tropical fruits which dominate the palate with a citrus and mineral mid palate and green back palate. This wine should be enjoyed over the next couple of years while displaying its fresh varietal character.
Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 38 degrees south
Maritime climate moderated by Port Phillip Bay, and strong, cool Antarctic winds.
Mean January Temperature: 19.1 degrees
Heat Degree Days: 1350 degrees
Annual Rainfall: 550mm
Oct – Mar Rainfall: 248mm
Relative Humidity (9am): 69%
Sunshine Oct – Mar: 7.9hr/day
Self Mulching black vertosol derived from tertiary basalt
Vertical shoot positioning
Clones Vine age
F4V6 5 to 24 years
3.6kg per vine, 3.6tn per acre, 9.0tn per hectare, 63hl per hectare
Crushed, de-stemmed and pressed into stainless steel tank.
Fermented at 13 degrees C for 14 days, lees contact post ferment for
2 months. No oak contact. Bottled August September 2011.
12.5 % w/v
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