Sauvignon Blanc can be hit and miss in Tasmania, Bay Of Fires have access to fruit from all over the state to ensure premium qualities. Grapes from Coal River, Derwent and Tamar Valleys. 10% fermented in new French Oak.
Chief Winemaker is Penny Jones, ably supported by two other Tassie home grown winemakers Stewie Byrne and Kathryn Bevan.
Bay of Fires, Sauvignon Blanc, Tasmania, 2020
Tropical fruits of kiwi, guava, pawpaw, spring peas, citrus cut of light lemon butter and a little nutty macadamia. A textural, generous expression that maintains its shape and fruit from front to the mid palate right through until the intense green apple Tassie acidity cuts long and deep. Quality.
Rating: 18.25/20 (93/100)