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Date Printed: 11/24/2014
Taltarni Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Taltarni Sauvignon Blanc 2007
(search item no. 93783)
screw cap wine

Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 11/24/2014: $12.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 Australian Wine Companion rating: 89 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Taltarni is one of the pioneers of Sauvignon Blanc. Taltarni Sauvignon Blanc 2007 is crafted entirely from fruit sourced from Taltarni's vineyards in Victoria's Pyrenees and Tasmania.

The cool climate of Victoria's Pyrenees is ideally suited to producing a zesty and aromatic Sauvignon Blanc. Inclusion of Tasmanian fruit is a distinctive characteristic of Taltarni Sauvignon Blanc - imparting lifted gooseberry, citrus and grapefruit flavors.

A brilliant, bright luminescent straw color with green tinges bursting with a mix of passionfruit, lychee and grapefruit aromas and hints of lime. Taltarni Sauvignon Blanc 2007 is the perfect spring and summer wine.

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About Taltarni:

Established in 1969, Taltarni was one of the founding wineries in the iron-rich Pyrenees wine region in Victoria. John Goelet, a direct descendant of the Guestier wine merchant family of Bordeaux, discovered the Taltarni Vineyard through a worldwide search for a site comparable to the great vineyards of Bordeaux. From the outset, Taltarni has a strong French influence with the initial plantings of Bordeaux varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Soon after, Taltarni extended its plantings with Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay. The Goelet family also sources Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Taltarni has built its reputation on elegant sparkling wines that are crafted using methode traditionale techniques, as wells as producing exceptional red and white wines. The distinctive labels, featuring a 17th century cartouche, represent the attention to detail and the French elegance and finesses that are hallmarks of all Taltarni wines.