Rosabrook Margaret River Wines

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2010 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

Makers Notes

The colour is pale straw green. The aroma is zingy and fresh with hints of lime and some tropical overtones. The palate shows vibrant tropical fruits and citrus, with a tremendous initial lift of melon with a long and persistent finish. Overall a finely honed style for which Margaret River is justly famous.

Vintage Notes

After a fine spring and early onset of summer, the 2010 vintage in Margaret River was relatively free of weather issues and temperature extremes with quite a warm run of perfect ripening days during mid-March.

Vineyard Notes

Small parcels of fruit were carefully selected from several diverse sites across the northern end of Margaret River. The vines are mostly trained to simple vertical trellis and soils range from fine sandy loams to ironstone derived gravels.

Vinification Notes

The wine was fermented with natural yeasts following cold processing and juice clarification. After extended lees contact in tank to build texture and complexity the final blend was assembled, fined and bottled.

Vintage Information

Varietals55% Sauvignon Blanc 45% Semillon
Alcohol13%
Total Acidity6.5 g/L
pH3.30
Residual Sugar3.0 g/L
Wine MakersBrian Fletcher
CellaringMedium term
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