It is called SAV BLC on the label but for ease of search it has been expanded. Sam Leyshon has had a formidable work life at Clonakilla, and has shifted gaze to the family farm, Mallaluka, and this his own range of wines. Sauvignon blanc from Canberra District is often unseen, but here sees some oak, some stainless, and five days skin maceration pre fermentation. It is a natural ferment, and no fining or filtering occurs. Part of the exciting sect of avant garde producers out of Canberra District. So refreshing to see this accessible pricing across the range too.
Scenic ride through the bouquet, grassy fields, floral meadows, orchard in stone fruit and blossoms. Tart and tangy, lightly chalky textrure, inward concentration, zingy. Bristling with energy, so delicious and refreshing. You can hear the oysters calling. Drink young and fresh. - Mike Bennie, The Wine Front.