Plantagenet Omrah Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Sauvignon Blanc from Australia

$16.29 $11.99
Save $4.30
Item No. 101594
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS90
Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The Omrah Sauvignon is a 50/50 blend from our own Mount Barker vineyard, Rosetta, harvested at 21.3 brix and Akehurst vineyard, in Pemberton, harvested slightly riper at 23.2 brix. Both vineyards share similar viticultural practices, deep gravelly loam soils; with vines vertically shoot positioned and irrigated for healthy vine growth. Yield of both vineyards averaged 8.2 tonne/hectare.

Punchy greengage plums, lantana and gooseberries aromas with an undercurrent of lemon curd. A supple yet lithe palate with a fine core of crunchy acid running the length of the palate with loads of mouth watering, vibrant fruit flavours. A harmonious wine with a clean finish and delicious lingering flavours. A very savvy savvie. Enjoy now.

Critical Acclaim

"Bright and tangy, with tart lime and green berry flavors, remaining vibrant through the long finish. This wants seafood."
90 Points

Learn About Plantagenet Map ItMap It

The first vines were planted in 1968 at "Bouverie" Denbarker. These consisted of 4 1/2 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Plantagenet Wines now has boosted the total acreage to 100, including Malbec, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. Plantagenet aims to make elegant, structured wines that have complexity, finesse and balance.

Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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