Shaw Smith Sauvignon Blanc

Shaw & Smith Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Adelaide Hills, South Australia   |    750ml   |    12.5%

Shaw and Smith has firmly established itself as one of Australia's leading Sauvignon Blanc makers. The 2019 Shaw and Smith Sauvignon Blanc represents the 30th vintage of this wine, which is once again an exceptional Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc.

Offering lively and aromatic notes of passionfruit, nashi pear, and lime, the palate is typically intense with plenty of fresh limey fruit, restrained tropical fruit notes and mouthwatering acidity. The impressive purity and dry, balanced finish make this a standout example that is sure to be well-received by Shaw and Smith fans.

"95 Points. 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'. $29. 12.5% alc. Drink by: 2022. Screwcap" - James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au.

Availability: In stock

$26.90
Shaw & Smith began over a long lunch in 1989 when cousins Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith decided to realise a long held dream to make wine together. They specialise in Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, cool climate Shiraz and Pinot Noir

Shaw and Smith share a vision of making exciting, refined wines exclusively from the Adelaide Hills that rank amongst Australia's best.
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South Australia
Adelaide Hills
750
12.5
2019 is the 30th vintage that Shaw + Smith has made. It has become known as a benchmark for Adelaide Hills, and Australian, Sauvignon Blanc.

From our estate vineyards at Balhannah and Lenswood, complemented by fruit from a small number of highly valued growers. Hand picked. Cool fermentation in stainless steel followed by maturation on lees. Early bottling to retain freshness. Outstanding quality from a growing season that threatened, at times, to be tricky. After some heat in January, the moderate, dry and sunny months of February and March delivered beautifully balanced fruit. Crop levels were slightly below average, enhancing flavour and intensity.

Typically it shows a pink grapefruit character, concentration and mid-palate texture, which reflect the carefully selected sites and hand harvesting during the small window of perfect ripeness.

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