2019 Bookends Fume Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

2019 Bookends Fume Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
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Estate grown vines planted in 1998 in the spectacular hillside vineyard of the Ferguson Valley in the Geographe wine region provides the fruit for the Bookends, so named as the Forest Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blocks metaphorically stand at each end of the vineyard.

Barrel fermenting and maturing Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon in oak enhances the aromatic profile of the varieties, however
just as importantly it adds an intrinsic layer of texture and mouthfeel which provides depth and intrigue.

Wine Specs
Sauvignon Blanc
Will evolve over the next 4 to 6 years
Harvested cold, crushed and pressed, the juice is allowed to settle naturally prior to onset of Fermentation in barrels, 35% new french oak.
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Fresh aromatics of cut lime and gooseberry, preserved lemon and fresh thyme. Cleansing textural components of oak and lees maturation with flavoursome citrus fruit and edgy mineral elements.
Production Notes
Temperature in oak is allowed to peak at 22 degrees celsius, and at ferment completion the resultant wine is matured in barrel for 2 months, prioir to an early bottling.

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Ian Vaughan
(25/03/2020 at 4:41 PM)
This is no shrinking violet,.It has lovely, generous fruit and a nicely balancing oak influence.

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