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Levantine Hill 'The Coldstream Guard' Yarra Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2018

$35.00
A Euro style of Sauv Blanc here, replete with texture and nuance. Snow pea, lemon curd and a waft of smokiness. Lovely speckles of cedar, subtle acidity and excellent length make this a very food friendly savvy. Yum.
Levantine Hill 'The Coldstream Guard' Yarra Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Specs
Variety
Sauvignon Blanc
Region
Yarra Valley, Vic
Vintage
2018
Winery
Levantine Hill
Winemaker
Paul Bridgeman
Body
Light
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2024
Bling
92pts Sam Kim
Alcohol %
13.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
No
Levantine Hill is rated 5 red stars by James Halliday. Even more impressively, Huon Hooke rates them the 30th best winery in the country, ahead of Penfolds (31), Yangarra, Woodlands, Shaw and Smith, Torbreck, Giaconda, Moss Wood, John Duval and a slew of other ladlers of luminary libations. Levantine have superb vineyards and growers and a brilliant winemaker in Paul Bridgemen who was formerly the winemaker for Yarra Yering. Levantine’s lofty ambitions are well encapsulated by the following quote “We hope this estate will transcend man’s inevitable mortality and brief custodianship of all things material.” Fortunately, the proof is in the bottle as confirmed by Jeremy Oliver who says “Levantine Hill produces wines of European elegance and subtlety and its quality aspirations are frankly inspiring.”
Yarra Valley, Vic

Region

Yarra Valley, Vic

Yarra Valley, just an hours drive east from Melbourne, is one of Australia's great cool-we ...
Yarra Valley, just an hours drive east from Melbourne, is one of Australia's great cool-weather regions. Chardonnay lives happily here, granting the wines notes of peach and fig. The real standout is Pinot Noir, that fickle red that challenges winemakers everywhere. The Yarra terroir is very suitable, producing complex wines with deep notes of berry Read Full Article
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Sauvignon Blanc

Variety

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety which originates from the Bordeaux region ...
Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety which originates from the Bordeaux region of France. Read Full Article
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Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety which originates from the Bordeaux region of France.

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Yarra Valley, Vic
Yarra Valley, Vic

Yarra Valley, just an hours drive east from Melbourne, is one of Australia's great cool-weather regions. Chardonnay lives happily here, granting the wines notes of peach and fig. The real standout is Pinot Noir, that fickle red that challenges winemakers everywhere. The Yarra terroir is very suitable, producing complex wines with deep notes of berry

Read more
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