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Pennys Hill The Agreement Sauvignon Blanc 2019 (6 x 750mL) SA

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$16.99 per Bottle
$101.94 per pack

Vineyard

This single vineyard fruit parcel is from the 3 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc plantings in the Battunga Vineyard, located in Kuitpo in the southern Adelaide Hills. Cane pruned, these vines were planted on their own roots in 1997 using the F4V6 clone. Fruit was harvested during the early hours of the morning on the 7th of March at 11.4 Baume.

Winemaking

Grapes were destemmed, crushed and chilled prior to gentle pressing with only the free run component being used for this wine. Fermentation occurred in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks using a sequential yeast inoculation with two yeast strains to increase complexity, mouthfeel and texture. Juice was fermented at cool temperatures (12-13°C) to encourage retention of Sauvignon Blanc varietal characters and the wine was lightly fined and filtered prior to bottling.

Region:
SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

AROMA

A floral bouquet, showcasing fresh lemon, kaffir lime and melon fruits.

PALATE

This flavoursome wine has exceptional fruit intensity and is well balanced with purity, elegance and crisp minerality.

Winery Profile

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In 1988, after several years searching either for a suitable vineyard, or for land upon which to plant vines, Tony and Susie Parkinson acquired a 32ha (80 acre) piece of land on the foothills east of McLaren Vale. The property was named Penny's Hill Vineyard, after the hill at the foot of which it sits. The establishment of infrastructure such as bores for irrigation, and the building of sheds and an all-new house, occurred hand in hand with sheep gently grazing, until vines were first planted in 1991.

An initial layout of 2ha (5 acres) with narrower than usual row widths set in place the Penny's Hill viticultural model which between 1991 and 1996 was expanded to 18.4ha (45.5 acres). An additional vineyard of 15ha (37 acres) named Malpas Road Vineyard near Willunga, was purchased in 1993. In 1996, on land adjacent Malpas Road, the Goss Corner Vineyard was established on 10.5ha (26 acres) bringing the total vineyard area to 44ha (108.5 acres).

As quality Shiraz fruit emerged from the new vineyard, Tony Parkinson set about establishing the brand with distinctive 'red dot' packaging and the slogan, 'Proudly Australian. More so McLaren Vale'. During 1997, Penny's Hill 1995 Vintage Shiraz first appeared in the market. Derived from the strong visual presence of 'sold' stickers applied to works in commercial galleries, the 'red dot' is now very much established, not only as the brand's trademark but as a means of visually linking all aspects of the business.

Since the outset, Penny's Hill Vineyards have been tended by viticulturists, David Paxton and Toby Bekkers, with all wines the work of Ben Riggs, a prominent and passionate McLaren Vale winemaker.

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Other Information

  • 2019 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 12.5% alc.
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