Lucy M - 2022 Le Vilain Gris Pétillant

2022 Le Vilain Gris Pétillant

Variety
Sauvignon Blanc
Region
Adelaide Hills, SA
Abv
12%
Volume
750ml

Grassy, tropical with the warm smell of coffee chaff in there hiding too. Like a hessian bag full of summer fruit. All juicy, zippy Sauvignon Blanc from Robert Surmann’s vineyard in Totness with vines grown on black sand soil overlying petrified schist. Destemmed, then left to macerate for a couple of weeks, then pressed into a ceramic egg and fermented for two weeks. Bottled with a gentle and subtle fizz. Aged on lees in bottle for five months before being disgorged. Anton Von Klopper makes...Read More...

Grassy, tropical with the warm smell of coffee chaff in there hiding too. Like a hessian bag full of summer fruit. All juicy, zippy Sauvignon Blanc from Robert Surmann’s vineyard in Totness with vines grown on black sand soil overlying petrified schist. Destemmed, then left to macerate for a couple of weeks, then pressed into a ceramic egg and fermented for two weeks. Bottled with a gentle and subtle fizz. Aged on lees in bottle for five months before being disgorged. Anton Von Klopper makes natural wine! By his definition, and consequently encouraging the standard of many others inspired by him, natural wine must be made from organic/ biodynamic grapes and naturally fermented. The winemaker must not fine, filter or add anything including sulphur. So this one’s for the zero/zero heads. Anton, along with his merry band of Basket Range bandits, like to make wines for health, to the betterment of humans and the environment.

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