Leko Wine Savagnin 2021

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The Wine

Crisp, fresh Savagnin - sea spray, stone-fruits, acidity

Vineyard: Deanery Vineyard, Balhannah

Planted: 2004

Soil type: Sandy loam on sandstone & ironstone

Picking date: March 9, 2021

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Skin contact: No

Processing: Crush and destemmed

Pressing: Only take free run juice

Cooling / settling: Settled off dirt and heavy solids for 24 hours

Ferment & Aging vessel: Ceramic amphora for 2 months, steel for 8 months

The Review 

"Savagnin from Adelaide Hills from Balhannah and from Leko wines, the side label outside Clare Valley for the brothers Koerner.

Lovely drink here, super saline, a little nutty, lots of waxy, lemony characters, some fennel and alpine herb notes and a cool, refreshing wash of tart, nashi pear. It’s lively and lovely, a textural white of high interest and electric crackle. Fantastic bistro wine for skolling by the glass. Right on. Drink it right now, not quite cold." 93Pts, Mike Bennie, The Wine Front