Petraea Sauvignon Blanc

Pinnacle range

Tropical flavours and grassy characters are complemented by a generous creamy palate weight and a good acid backbone.

Our Sauvignon Blanc ‘Petraea’ is named for the species of oak used in French wine barrels. For over a decade Nepenthe has been a leader in Sauvignon Blanc in Australia.

We continuously look to innovate and improve our wines and the Petraea represents the next step in Sauvignon Blanc for us. The wine is matured in large format French oak creating a style that is rich, powerful and textured. Petraea is a wine for food, a wine for special occasions, its Sauvignon Blanc with a difference.

Tasting notes
Press and Awards

Vintage 2015 – Gold
Adelaide Hills Wine Show 2016

Vintage 2014 – 94 points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2016

Vintage 2014 – Double Gold
China Wine and Spirit Awards 2015

Vintage 2010 – 95 Points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2012

Vintage 2010 – 95 Points
James Halliday’s Top 100, The Weekend Australian Magazine, Nov 2011

Vintage 2010 – 92 Points
WBM Wine and Dine
“Nepenthe’s foray into oak fermented Sauvignon is more about texture, mouth feel and minerality than oak flavour, drawing its vibrant, crunchy citrus and kiwi fruit flavours
out long on the finish.” – Tyson Stelzer, August 2011



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