2017 Black Label Savagnin


textural  |  white peach  |  citrus  |  lychee


Not to be confused with Sauvignon Blanc, the round and generous Savagnin has a long history and is most famously produced in eastern France.

Vintage 2017 saw a return to classic Yarra Valley growing conditions.  A cool, wet spring resulted in a later start to harvest.  Some truly ideal weather followed with three to four weeks of blue skies and temperatures in the high 20s with no heat spikes.  The even temperatures, cool nights and long ripening period provided us with some excellent fruit across all varieties.

Wine Notes

Colour: lemon, green tinge
Aroma: green olives, sea spray, peach
Palate: lemon pith, hazelnut, wet stone
Cellar: zero to 10 years
Nutrition: 95 calories per 120ml glass, < 1 gram of sugar per bottle
Occasion: A quiet night in, making playlists and slurping ramen with your favourite people.


Region: Yarra Valley
Vineyard: Melba Valley, Dixons Creek
Harvest: 15 March 2017
Method: hand picked


Process: whole bunch pressed, cold settled, racked with solids
Fermentation: Light solids for 100% barrel ferment, whole berries placed in barrel for fermentation
Barrel: 70% seasoned French oak, 30% 2nd fill oak, 9 months
Alcohol: 14.0%
Winemakers: Rob Dolan, Adrian Santolin + The Team

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