Nestled in the mountains of northeastern Victoria, just outside the picturesque town of Beechworth, lays the Savaterre vineyard. The site was “discovered“ in 1996 by Keppell Smith, owner and winemaker, after an expansive search through Australia’s quality wine regions. The mild summer days, cool climate elevation combined with the rolling foothills of the Victorian Alps was the magic “terroir” combination sought by Keppell.
This is such a aromatic floral wine with underlying forest berries and fresh earthy aromas. It just leaps out of the glass and continues to grow. You must decant this wine well ahead of time to see it in its entirety. There is a wonderful freshness and precision on the palate. sweet spice, morello cherry, violets and black raspberry fruit. A voluptuous medium to full-bodied wine with striking minerality. Fine grain tannins and sinew ensure a long future of textural pleasure. A seamless palate and silky texture keeps you intrigued. A serious,complete, balanced and concentrated wine. So elegant and effortless.
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