Katnook `Founder's Block` Sauvignon Blanc 2011 (6 x 750mL), Coonawara, SA.

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A lively, unwooded Sauvignon Blanc with tantalizing regional aromas and flavours of gooseberries underscored with floral highlights and a citrus tang.

SA - Coonawarra
South Australia

Winery Tasting Notes


Clear pale straw.


Appealing and fresh tropical tones with light varietal herbaceous fruit, hints of lemon grass with citrus and light florals.


A fresh and light palate loaded with attractive citrus flavours,subtle herbaceous notes and light gooseberry. Showing lovely fruit, the palate is soft and delicious with a zesty and lingering finish.

Food Matching

Ideal as an aperitif or serve with yabbies with a light dressing or natural oysters. A dish of roasted mixed vegetables with pumpkin seeds and walnuts and a side of rocket and fetta salad would be great as a vegetarian alternative. Also try this Sauvignon Blanc with a spicy Asian pork stir-fry.

SA - Coonawarra
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Katnook Estate is one of the premier wineries in Australia's pre eminent red wine district, Coonawarra. Katnook Estate wines are made from select grapes grown in distinguished sites within the company's 330 hectares of Coonawarra vineyards.

Since 1980,  senior winemaker, Wayne Stehbens has crafted Katnook Estate wines and more recently, the iconic Odyssey Cabernet Sauvignon and Prodigy Shiraz.   

The Coonawarra wine region, Australia's "other red centre" is recognised world wide as producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as stylish Shiraz, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

Currently, over 5500 hectares are under vine in Coonawarra - with Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz accounting for 80% of plantings. 25% of wine produced in Coonawarra is exported.

The wines are shaped by the extraordinary terroir of Coonawarra - where the fabled Terra Rossa soils and cool maritime climate create the perfect wine grape growing environment.


Coonawarra's is famous for its prized Terra Rossa ( "Red Earth") soil. This rich, friable red loam vary from a few centimetres to a metre in depth and lie over a thin layer of calcareous matter, which in turn overlays a deep stratum of limestone. The cigar-shaped strip of Terra Rossa soil is only 12 km long and 2 km wide.  

Coonawarra appears completely flat, but in fact the red soil is situated on a slight but all important limestone ridge. The Terra Rossa soils are considered the best in the world for growing Cabernet Sauvignon.


Coonawarra is a cool wine region, with similar climatic conditions to Bordeaux, France. Both areas experience long but cool hours of sunshine during grape ripening - encouraging intense flavours balanced by good, natural acid.

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