Nepenthe

 

Sauvignon Blanc

Altitude range

An intense yet elegant wine with great depth of flavour that is both lifted and zesty.

 Nepenthe has been producing Sauvignon Blanc since its inaugural vintage in 1997. Throughout the ensuing vintages the Nepenthe has gained recognition as a benchmark of cool climate Australian style Sauvignon Blanc within the industry.

 

The grapes are sourced from multiple vineyards throughout the Adelaide Hills to ensure depth and complexity. After being harvested in the cool of the night, the parcels were pressed, clarified and blended to create a wine displaying vibrant fruit flavour and intensity that is both lifted and zesty with a persistent, long finish.

Tasting notes
Press and Awards

Vintage 2015 – Double Gold
China Wine and Spirits Awards 2016

Vintage 2015 – 91 points

James Halliday Wine Champion 2016

Vintage 2015 – 91 points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2016

Vintage 2014 -91 points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2016

Vintage 2013 – Gold
Australian Cool Climate Wine Show – Murrumbateman 2013

Vintage 2012 – TOP 100 WINES
‘Taste’ Tony Love, Adelaide Advertiser

Vintage 2012 – TOP 40 BEST BUY
Winestate Magazine May/June 2013

Vintage 2011 – TROPHY & GOLD – For best Sauvignon Blanc over £10
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012

Vintage 2011 – Gold
National Cool Climate Wine Show 2011

Vintage 2011 – 93 POINTS
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2013
“A real drive and interest in this wine, moving away from one dimensional Sauvignon to impart texture and complexity.”

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