Groom Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Sauvignon Blanc from South Australia, Australia
We love our 2013 Sauvignon Blanc. One of the best we have ever made. When the climatic conditions are perfect that's what you get. We had ideal conditions all the way through. Excellent conditions at flowering in November ensured above average crops, something we happily accepted after back to back dismal yielding years previously. The whole season was warmer which gave a stress free early harvest. Cool nights kept the quality high.
This wine is made with no oak and no MLF allowing the zesty varietal characters of the grape to be expressed. The nose is a myriad of citrus, apple, pineapple and fresh ripe tropical fruit aromas which are vibrant and quite evident. The palate is fresh and retains a nice high mouth watering acidity which gives the wine a clean crisp finish.
This wine is great drinking with seafood, salads, sushi and Asian cuisine or simply enjoying on its own with friends.
Australian Wine Companion - "A no-frills style, the appeal coming from its mouthfilling, but moderate, gooseberry/kiwifruit/pink grapefruit flavours. It's good to see Australia's most minimalist label staying unchanged since '97."
Marschall Groom Cellars is a very small family winery situated in the famous Barossa Valley region of South Australia. The winery produces three varietals, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz & Zinfandel - under the label GROOM.
Marschall Groom Cellars is the culmination of a dream, backed up by many years of talk and family discussion. The proprietors are David & Jeanette Marschall and their six children, and Daryl & Lisa Groom and their four children.
The dream started to become reality with the purchase of 87 acres of bare land in the Kalimna appellation of the Barossa Valley, directly adjacent to the renowned Penfolds Kalimna vineyard - the home of Grange. In 1997 the first acres on our Kalimna Bush Block were planted to Shiraz, producing its first crop in the 1999 vintage. To compliment our young Shiraz fruit we source from one other very reputable high quality vineyard in the Barossa, the Fechner Vineyard which is home to 50 year-old vines.
Our desire for the GROOM label is to let the vineyards and their fruit do the talking in producing the style and quality of our wines. As proprietors, we have set the foundation in choosing the most ideal viticultural region needed to produce the highest quality for each of our chosen varieties. View all Groom Wines
About South AustraliaView a map of South Australia wineries McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley and Eden Valley.
About AustraliaLike the United States, which is about the same size, Australia's winemaking regions are huddled into one or two pockets of the country. The state of South Australia, which produces about 60% of the country's wine, also has the most wineries and sub-regions, including McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley. New South Wales is home to the Hunter Valley, while the smaller, southern state of Victoria is best known for theYarra Valley. Head way west to the very large state of Western Australia and you'll find the tiny region of Margaret River at the southern tip.
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