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Saltbush Pinot Grigio 2019 (12 x 750mL) SEA

Description:

In the not so distant past inland Australia once shimmered in the scorching midday sun. Vast tracts of land were covered with a sea of grey-green foliage from the many types of saltbush plants. Saltbush derives its name from the salt that the plant retains in its leaves. Much of that land is now cleared for agricultural and horticulture including vineyards.

The beauty of saltbush is that the plant is incredibly salt tolerant. They live for years and survive through all seasons throughout the year and it doesn't matter whether you get 50 points of rain in January or July, they will thrive.

Herds of wild herbivores would move into a stand of saltbush and defoliate the plants as they consumed the leaves, then they moved on. In more recent times saltbush sustained the herds of introduced cattle and sheep in particular. The sheep has become an Australian icon and indeed the country, for a time, rode on the sheep’s back. Images spring to mind of Australia’s historic pastoral characters such as “Saltbush Bill” come into mind and the legend of Sir Sydney Kidman.

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Saltbush Pinot Grigio 2019 (12 x 750mL) SEA

Lot No: 0014-2488594 Quantity: 1
Nationwide Delivery

19/09/2020 3.10 PM AEST

$2.42
per Bottle

$29 per package

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Wine Summary Image

In the not so distant past inland Australia once shimmered in the scorching midday sun. Vast tracts of land were covered with a sea of grey-green foliage from the many types of saltbush plants. Saltbush derives its name from the salt that the plant retains in its leaves. Much of that land is now cleared for agricultural and horticulture including vineyards.

The beauty of saltbush is that the plant is incredibly salt tolerant. They live for years and survive through all seasons throughout the year and it doesn't matter whether you get 50 points of rain in January or July, they will thrive.

Herds of wild herbivores would move into a stand of saltbush and defoliate the plants as they consumed the leaves, then they moved on. In more recent times saltbush sustained the herds of introduced cattle and sheep in particular. The sheep has become an Australian icon and indeed the country, for a time, rode on the sheep’s back. Images spring to mind of Australia’s historic pastoral characters such as “Saltbush Bill” come into mind and the legend of Sir Sydney Kidman.

Region:
AUS - Multi-regional
State:
Multi-regional
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Notes Image

A delicate white wine by nature, this Pinot Grigio is bursting with varietal flavour and aroma. Aromas of lemon zest, fresh pear juice and orange blossom. Crisp and clean, the palate opens with flavours of nashi pear and lemon, the mid palate shows beautiful texture complemented by baked apple flavours and a hint of floral spice.

This wine is best enjoyed now with coconut poached chicken breast with a spring vegetable salad; vitello tonatto; or a strawberry and fennel tart served with fresh cream.

Other Information

  • 2019 vintage
  • 12 x 750mL units
  • AUS - Multi-regional, Multi-regional
  • Screwcap closure
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