Luddite Saboteur White 2017

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Bot River. Made by a Luddite but strikingly modern. A quirkily crown-capped beauty; Chenin-led, moderate alcohol, a total gem...
Luddite Saboteur White 2015
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This is the maiden vintage of the Saboteur White Blend to partner the successful Saboteur Red Blend. New packaging. New closure. New wine.

2015 was an even ripening, balanced vintage producing good natural acidity. We set out to make a white blend that was both serious and refreshing. Most of the components were fermented and matured in barrel. The main building block of the blend, the Chenin Blanc, was naturally fermented on skins. All the wine spent 8 months in old French Oak. The final blend is 68% Chenin Blanc, 15% Viognier, 15% Blanc Fumé and 2% Chardonnay.

Tasting Notes: Appearance: Golden straw, with slight green tinge. Nose: Broad, hints of white peach, green melon, cinnamon, spice and leesy notes from the barrel fermentation. Palate: Fresh entry, white fruit, broad pallet of juicy fruit, apricots and green gage plums. This all finishes off with balance citrus and lime. A great natural acidity will allow this wine to age gracefully.

2070 bottles of this vintage were produced 

12.5%

Crown cap