Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Jericho Adelaide Hills Fumé Blanc 2013

Do not blink. This wine is all but sold out. Really.

The Jericho Adelaide Hills Fumé Blanc 2013 is part of a new project by the Jericho family (funny that) who if you add it up have been involved in the Australian wine scene for over 100 years. And this is the first release. Good things come to those who wait I guess.

So the wine. I guess it is no secret that I am a Sauvignon fan. A very rare beast in this industry I must say: lots of folk would rather walk blindly out in to Punt Road traffic then quaff a Savvy B. Dumbarses. Again, the wine. A great mix of pithy passionfruit and sharp pink grapefruit on the nose. The palate has an instant hit of chalky minerality followed with long dry herbal notes, more passionfruit pith and finishes with a creamy barrel leesy feel. Just great.

Drink with roast chook - will be doing that tonight. Again
Drink till 2015
Screwcap 12%v/v $24 Seddon Wine Store

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