Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc 2022
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Spottswoode’s Sauvignon Blanc 2022, a classic in its own right, stands as a testament to the artistry of winemaker Aron Weinkauf. Crafted from grapes sourced from Spottswoode Estate and other esteemed family-owned vineyards, this wine, described as one of the “Super Sauvignons,” truly exemplifies the noble Sauvignon Blanc grape.
In the glass, the Sauvignon Blanc 2022 presents itself with a vibrant and pale hue, hinting at the freshness within. The aroma is an enchanting bouquet of citrus, white peach, and juicy pear, with floral notes that invite exploration. Layers of complexity unfold on the palate, revealing flavors reminiscent of apple clafoutis. The wine strikes a harmonious balance between viscosity and acidity, with elements of sea spray, salted lemon, and grapefruit pith gracing a long and refreshing finish.
Winemaker Aron Weinkauf masterfully describes this Sauvignon Blanc as “pretty and pure,” and indeed, its aromatics and textures prove that statement to be true. The wine showcases the artful combination of viscosity and acidity that is both refreshing and delicious.
The Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc 2022 has earned remarkable critical acclaim, with an impressive 94 points from Wine Enthusiast, describing its complex layers and energized mouthfeel. Owen Bargreen awards it the same score, celebrating its brilliant nose and seamless texture. Wilfred Wong calls it one of the world’s finest examples of Sauvignon Blanc, highlighting its ripe melon aromas and flavors. These accolades collectively attest to the wine’s excellence, cementing its reputation as a standout in the realm of Sauvignon Blanc.
The Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc 2022 is a testament to the winery’s dedication to crafting exceptional wines, and its accolades affirm its status as a true aristocrat among domestic Sauvignon Blancs, offering complexity, balance, and a refreshing elegance that beckons connoisseurs and wine enthusiasts alike.
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