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2018 Vintage Longbottom Sauvignon Blanc "H"

Vintage Longbottom 2018 H Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Vintage Longbottom

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "H"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Adelaide Hills

State or country: Australia

Price: $30

Cases produced: 541

KWG Score: 90.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: April 21, 2020

Wine Review: Pale straw in color, this Sauvignon Blanc from the Adelaide Hills opens with chamomile, white tea and pineapple aromas. On the palate, this wine is medium-bodied and succulent with dominant honeydew melon and clementine flavors reinforced by loganberry, apricot, wildflower honey and lemon flavors. This has a pleasing citrusy mouthfeel and it strikes a very good balance between fruit, acidity and minerality. The juicy fruit flavors last for some time on the exit. Consider pairing this skillfully crafted wine with savory raw bar selections like halibut ceviche with dill and cucumber or flounder crudo with pistachio and mint. – Jeoff

Winemaker Notes: The 2018 H Sauvignon Blanc has aromas of nettle, lime zest and papaya. The palate is medium-bodied with flavors of preserved lemon, nectarine and cantaloupe melon, complexed by subtle French oak nuances. The wine finishes fresh with a balanced texture and acidity. This wine is ideally served chilled with oyster chowder.

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