West Cape Howe `Two Peeps` Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2013 (12 x 750mL), WA.

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Overview

A warmer than usual start to summer prompted early fruit ripening with vintage beginning two weeks ahead of schedule. While this could have had an adverse effect with a loss of aromatics due to the quick ripening, the wines out of the 2013 vintage instead show beautiful varietal characters and approachable acid structures.

Region:
WA - Other Western Australian
State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Brilliant pale lemon with a green hue.

Aroma

Lifted aromas of cut grass and gooseberry. Varietal herbaceous characters interspersed with subtle tropical notes and lemon blossom.

Palate

The palate opens up with fresh citrus and cut grass characters. By the mid palate, the weight and texture derived from the barrel fermentation adds a complexity, added to by the generous natural acidity and length of flavour on the finish.

Cellaring Potential

Enjoy now or cellar carefully for up to 3 years.

Vintage
2013
Region
WA - Other Western Australian
Grape Style
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13%

Winery Profile

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Located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, West Cape Howe is the most southerly point, rising some 250 metres above the Southern Ocean. It is thought that the first explorers to this coastline were Dutch seafarers in 1627 aboard their 'Fluyt' class vessel "Gulden Zeepaard" (Golden Seahorse).

The winery is named after this magnificent landmark to pay respect not only to the natural beauty of the region, but also in recognition of the extreme influence of the Southern Ocean on the area's viticulture. The rugged coastline is home to some stunning white beaches, sheltered coves and great rock climbing sites.

West Cape Howe Wines is owned by a partnership including Gavin Berry (until 2004, senior winemaker at Plantaganet), and viticulturist, Rob Quenby. It was founded in 1997 and soon became one of the fastest growing wine brands in Western Australia, now producing around 60,000 cases annually. Over time, it has acquired some of the oldest vineyard resources in the state, giving it unrivalled access to the best and most consistent quality fruit that the cool Great Southern wine region has to offer.

West Cape Howe's driving philosophy is to make delicious wines of harmony, balance, structure and flavour - wines that people love to drink.

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