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Saint & Scholar Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Special Price $20.00 Regular Price $25.00
Almost white in colour, this SB is both fresh and pungent, conjuring cut grass, asparagus, green bean, roast chicken skin, lemony acid and tropical notes. Yum!
Saint & Scholar Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Specs
Region
Adelaide Hills, SA
Vintage
2018
Winery
Kaesler
Winemaker
Stephen Dew and Reid Bosward
Bling
92pts James Halliday
Alcohol %
12.5
Size
750 mL
Saint & Scholar is a joint project of Reid Bosward (Kaesler Winery) and Stephen Dew. They have a 50-acre vineyard in Gumeracha and have recently opened a cellar door which they share with Maximillian’s restaurant. The Saint & Scholar venture may only be 4 years old but they are already making some excellent wines.
Kaesler Wines

Winery

Kaesler Wines

The Kaesler family arrived in the Barossa Valley from Silesia in the 1840s and in 1891 pur ...
The Kaesler family arrived in the Barossa Valley from Silesia in the 1840s and in 1891 purchased land in the Barossa, spending two years furiously planting. They planted 96 acres of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro, along with a few white varieties. Some of the original Shiraz vines are still producing grapes which provide great intensity and depth to many of Kaesler’s wines. 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. The grape gets its name from the French word sauvage ("wild") and blanc ("white") due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France. It is now planted in many of the world's wine regions, producing a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine. In Australia Here in Australia, particularly the Margaret River region, the grape is often blended with Sémillon. Varietal styles, made from only the Sauvignon blanc grape, from Adelaide Hills and Padthaway have a style distinctive from our New Zealand neighbours and tend to be mor ... Read Full Article
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Kaesler Wines
Kaesler Wines
The Kaesler family arrived in the Barossa Valley from Silesia in the 1840s and in 1891 purchased land in the Barossa, spending two years furiously planting. They planted 96 acres of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro, along with a few white varieties. Some of the original Shiraz vines are still producing grapes which provide great intensity and depth to many of Kaesler’s wines.
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Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety which originates from the Bordeaux region of France. The grape gets its name from the French word sauvage ("wild") and blanc ("white") due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France. It is now planted in many of the world's wine regions, producing a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine.

In Australia

Here in Australia, particularly the Margaret River region, the grape is often blended with Sémillon. Varietal styles, made from only the Sauvignon blanc grape, from Adelaide Hills and Padthaway have a style distinctive from our New Zealand neighbours and tend to be more ripe in flavor with white peach and lime notes and slightly higher acidity.

Characteristics

Depending on the climate, the flavor can range from aggressively grassy to sweetly tropical. Wine experts have used the phrase "crisp, elegant, and fresh" as a favorable description of Sauvignon blanc from the

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