Moates Lane 2019 Sauvignon Blanc

COLOUR

Clear, bright straw.

NOSE

Clean, pronounced primary aromas of gooseberry, zesty mandarin, with a background of white peach and lemon grass.

PALATE

Clean and bright flavours of gooseberry and grapefruit with a lingering and lifted finish of fresh cut grass and red pear.

WINEMAKING

The wine is an assembly of free run juice harvest several Loire clones. Fermentation is long and cool being generally three weeks between 10-12 degrees c to retain sincere aromatic and flavour expression. Typical Pyrenees sauvignon character exhibited with its long lingering flavour length affording it to be paired with more robust food faire than is the norm for this wine variety.

FOOD PAIRING

Crispy Thai beef salad.

VINTAGE NOTES

Cool conditions in early spring enabled a subsequent long growing season. A warm dry summer subsided into ideal cooler autumn conditions prior to harvest.


 


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