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Tortoise Creek Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Wine Review

Tortoise Creek Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Tortoise Creek Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Languedoc, France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Drink: 2012-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Tortoise Creek Wines

Agent: Opimian Society

Reviews and Ratings

Michael Lloyd rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Tortoise Creek, developed by Janie and Mel Master, has quite a following with Opimians. Sauvignon Blanc planted on selected parcels in Gascogny with chalky clay soils were used to produce the Tortoise Creek 2011. The grapes were night-harvested and left for 24 hours skin contact prior to pressing. The juice was then held for 30 days at zero degrees in order to extract full fruit flavours prior to fermenting. Gooseberry, smoky aromas combine with herbal leafy notes and a good mid-palate which leads to a fresh
finish.

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