Mount Pleasant `Florence` Sauvignon Blanc 2010 (6 x 750mL), Adelaide Hills.

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Overview

Intensely flavoured with an attractive rounded, mouthfilling texture and balanced with excellent crisp acidity and length. A seductive Sauvignon Blanc delivering ample freshness.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright pale straw with green hues.

Aroma

Aromatic passionfruit with flinty, snowpea notes supported with underlying tropical fruit characters.

Palate

Intensely flavoured with an attractive rounded, mouthfilling texture and balanced with excellent crisp acidity and length. A seductive Sauvignon Blanc delivering ample freshness.

Vineyard Condition

Adelaide Hills experienced an exceptional 2010 vintage, producing wines of excellent flavour intensity and natural balance. Seven different vineyard parcels were harvested across the Adelaide Hills, including the Southern tip just above McLaren Vale, the Lenswood, Lobethal and Woodside areas and from the warmer, northern Forreston region. Key rain events refreshed the vines and built lush healthy canopies, protecting the fruit from the summer sun. Mild climatic conditions during harvest ensured excellent fruit integrity.

Vintage
2010
Region
SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13%

Winery Profile

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McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant, home to the Old Hill Vineyard planted in 1880, is one of Australia’s most treasured vineyard sites.

The Estate was established in 1921 by the legendary winemaker Maurice O’Shea who also coined the property’s name – a name which would go on to grace his wine labels. O’Shea brought sophisticated blending and oak treatment techniques to his winemaking and his unique and inspired wines drew praise for their intensity of flavour and significant longevity.

In 1941, the McWilliam family acquired ownership of the Mount Pleasant winery. Holding a special talent for recognising the unique characteristics and longevity of Hunter Valley table wines, Chief Winemaker Maurice O’Shea was encouraged to pursue his creations.

There have been only three Chief Winemakers at Mount Pleasant since 1921, ensuring the winery’s consistency in wine style and quality. Current Chief Winemaker Phil Ryan joined McWilliam’s in 1965 at the age of 19 and his extensive contribution to the New South Wales wine industry was recognised when he was awarded the prestigious Graham Gregory Trophy.

The Mount Pleasant range draws from more than 90 years of vintage experience to deliver varietal classics and is today recognised for its powerful Hunter Valley Shiraz and dedication to creating benchmark Hunter Valley Semillon.Located just two hours North of Sydney, McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant creates some of Australia’s most celebrated and awarded wine styles.

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