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2017 Dragonfly Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

2017 Dragonfly Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
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The making of Dragonfly Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Semillon centres on capturing the fresh and alluring tropical and seasonal fruit flavours from the region. Vibrant and refreshing in style, the Sauvignon Blanc is aromatic and crisp whilst the Semillon adds an extra dimension to the wine and depth to the palate.

Winemaking technique adds texture and complexity to the depth of flavour.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Acid
6.4
pH
3.2
Aging
Fresh, clean, zippy and tangy, the wine should be enjoyed in it's youth.
Fermentation
Fresh, clear juice is fermented in tank to retain pristine fruit aromas and palate delicacy with cultured yeast. Temperature is allowed to peak at 16 degrees celsius, but thereafter maintained at less than 15 degrees celsius.
Alcohol %
12.3
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Appealing passionfruit, fresh kiwi fruit and citrus, with moderate herbaceous notes. Crisp and refreshing palate of lime zest and bright summer fruits , delicately balanced and a long fine finish.
Vineyard Notes
Estate grown from the spectacular hillside vineyard in the Ferguson Valley of the Geographe wine region, fruit is sourced from our Forrest and Power blocks which were planted in 1998. Soil is typically a deep layer of ironstone gravelly loam over red and yellow friable clay with slight westerly aspects at elevations of 220 to 250m above sea level.
Production Notes
A cold and wet Spring in 2016 shaped a milder vintage in 2017, which was further interupted by Ferbruary and March rains. The resulting conditions led to a lengthy ripening period, and a 2-3 week delay to start of vintage. Lower temperatures at ripening are beneficial to retain freshness and elegance, and wines of lower alcohol and crisp acidity.
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