Featured White Wine for August – 2020 Smith + Shaw Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Published on August 9, 2022

The Winecroft featured white wine for August is the 2020 Smith + Shaw Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc.  This wine has become known as a benchmark for Australian Sauvignon Blanc. It is made exclusively from fruit grown in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, one of Australia’s coolest and most exciting regions.  Made by Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith, the style has remained fresh, aromatic, and pure over the past 28 years, with trademark pink grapefruit characters.  The vineyards are farmed sustainably to promote the best possible soil and vine health and the grapes are harvested by hand.

Pale lemon in colour. On the nose, this wine has a vibrant pink grapefruit character along with green apple and floral nuances. It has nice mid-palate weight and texture with a fine acidity. Bright and aromatic.

This wine is on the extensive winelist at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterader, the only two Michelin starred restaurant in Scotland.

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