Gentle Folk - 2021 Village Blanc

2021 Village Blanc

Variety
Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
Region
Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Abv
12.5%
Volume
750ml

This wine is a departure in the usual direction of broodier, more oily whites from Gareth. Instead, a subtle waltz between Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc is a respectful nod towards the Loire Valley, cooling aromatics like ginseng and nashi pear, white peach and butter toast. Gareth and Rainbo Belton of Gentle Folk wines are precisely that, gentle folk. The cool, calm quiet of their winery shed that overlooks one of the steepest driveways in the Adelaide Hills, is nothing short of wondrous. The...Read More...

This wine is a departure in the usual direction of broodier, more oily whites from Gareth. Instead, a subtle waltz between Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc is a respectful nod towards the Loire Valley, cooling aromatics like ginseng and nashi pear, white peach and butter toast. Gareth and Rainbo Belton of Gentle Folk wines are precisely that, gentle folk. The cool, calm quiet of their winery shed that overlooks one of the steepest driveways in the Adelaide Hills, is nothing short of wondrous. The wines are full of fruit purity and this stillness that you can only feel alone, appreciating nature. Like watching sunflowers sway in the wind. They look after quite a few vineyards of their own these days, scattered around the Basket Range. The fruit they source that isn’t theirs, is grown by friends with the same principles and heart. 

Read Less...