Yalumba Y Series Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Sauvignon Blanc from South Australia, Australia

Price: $13.00 $8.99
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Item No. 103386
  • ST88
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 11.5%

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 Yalumba Y Series Sauvignon Blanc exhibits classic aromas of the variety; freshly cut grass and guava, with hints of pineapple and lime. The crunchy fresh acidity cleanses the palate while layers of guava and tropical fruit give the wine balance and fineness. A wine of vibrancy and freshness, best served chilled with your freshest local seafood.

Critical Acclaim

"Bright yellow. Nectarine, melon and pineapple on the nose. Sappy and broad, with succulent tropical and pit fruit flavors braced by a bitter citrus quality. Blends richness and vivacity smoothly, finishing with good focus and an echo of bitter fruit skin. No easy sweetness here: this wine will be very flexible with food. "
88 Points

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Yalumba is one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries and was founded in 1949 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful medium-sized wineries, owned by 6th generation Robert Hill Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolateds for its distinctive wines, as well as for its leadership role in the...

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Learn About South Australia

The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of 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.

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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