Moss Wood Ribbon Vale Elsa Sauvignon Blanc 2019

WINERY:Moss wood
COUNTRY: Australia
REGION:Margaret river
BODY:Light medium
VARIETAL:Sauvignon blanc

"This is a first for Moss Wood and comes from the Ribbon Vale property. It’s sauvignon blanc made in a very modern style. There’s multiple yeast use in the fermentation and a little oak adding complexity and compelling interest on the palate. It has about 10 months in oak before bottling with just a light fining. If someone said this was Old World, I wouldn’t challenge. It bas a lightly creamy texture with a lift of faint tropical fruit, balanced with a savoury rninerality. Damn fine."

95 points - Ray Jordan, The West Australian

"The first vintage of a new oak-fermented and matured sauvignon blanc that succeeds in taking the variety to new heights. Deliciously fruity wine with passionfruit, guava, lemon zest and ripe apple flavours capped off by an ethereal texture and impeccable sugar-and-acid balance. The oak is evident but subtle. It should age well."

95 points - Bob Campbell, The Real Review


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