Margaret River is a temperate maritime region that is approximately 100kms from north to south. Subtle changes in meso-climate and soil diversity along this substantial stretch of coastal land, results in an extensive array of varietal expressions in both Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. The resulting diverse palette of flavours offers a broad spectrum of possibilities and has allowed the local winemakers to make this blend a regional speciality.
- WA - Margaret River
- Western Australia
“In typical Stella Bella fashion, has more complexity and weight than many of its peers, the somewhat riper fruit allowing it to present charecters such as custard apple and stone fruits as well as the more frequently encountered citrus and gooseberry; all this comes about thanks to slightly riper fruit, but without the loss of cleansing acidity on the finish"
Rating 92 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2013
Winery Tasting Notes
Pale straw green, clear and bright
The nose is lifted and fragrant with floral overtones, showing an interplay of citrus and stone fruits, cape gooseberries, lemongrass, straw and a hint of oak spice.
Beautifully textured and rounded in the mouth with impressive palate weight and generosity of flavour, showing a creamy richness. Flavours of pink grapefruit, lemon/lemongrass, a touch of tropical fruits, pea pod, dried herbs and invisible oak are reined in by a fine and long mineral/citrus finish.
Now and the wine will continue to grow in complexity for five or more years from vintage.
Fremantle sardines with chopped shallot and tomato on toast; Fillet of coral trout with samphire and cockles; Pad Thai