Leeuwin Estate `Art Series` Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (12 x 750mL), WA.

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Overview

The "Art Series" represents Leeuwin’s most opulent & ageworthy wines from each vintage. They are identified with paintings commissioned from leading contemporary Australian artists.

Region:
WA - Margaret River
State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Sits brightly in the glass. Watery straw-green. Passionfruit, cut grass, gravel and warm, bready flavours. Hits up with a considerable amount of flavour (and texture) but is never sharp or in your face; it's a welcoming wine. Rating 93 - Drink by 2017, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (DEC/2014).

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma

The nose is heightened with kaffir lime leaves, jasmine, vanilla pod and savoury blanched almonds.

Palate

A tightly woven palate offering lime, lemon and grapefruits. The palate has a seamless acid line throughout, leading to a complex middle and a long savoury finish.

Cellaring Potential

This wine can be cellared for 8-12 years.

Vintage
2014
Region
WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.0%

Winery Profile

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Leeuwin Estate, one of the founding wineries of the now famous Margaret River district, consistently produces wines that rank with the world's finest.

In 1972, following an extensive search for the area most suitable to produce the best varietal wines in Australia, legendary American winemaker, Robert Mondavi, identified the future site of the Leeuwin vineyard.

Originally a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved, under the direction of Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Robert Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor.

A nursery was planted in 1974 and the initial vineyards were deep-ploughed, deep-ripped, emptied of stone, planned, pegged, measured, marked and eventually planted by hand over a five year period from 1975.

Featuring state-of-the art facilities, the winery building was opened in 1978, celebrating with a trial vintage. Leeuwin enjoyed its first commercial vintage in 1979, and was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter Magazine gave its highest recommendation to the 1980 "Art Series" Chardonnay in an international blind tasting.

Maintaining a team of highly skilled and dedicated winemakers, and now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, Leeuwin now exports to over 30 countries.

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