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TASTING: Wild Savagnin ‘Solero’ No.1 Release

The inception of our Wild Savagnin ‘Solero’ No.1 comes from our interminable love of this ancient variety that was first recorded in 10th century Northern Italy. Inspired by original winemaking techniques, we handpicked and foot stomped small parcels of Savagnin, which were then predominantly fermented in clay with indigenous yeast on full solids — much like they may have way back when. The layering of vintage over vintage (2015, 2019 and 2020) was to start a Solero system whereby we can develop deep brooding flavours while still retaining freshness in the wine. The wine is a unique statement, carrying an unusual depth of personality. This persona will continue to develop with each Solero we release.  To learn more, read here.

Our limited production Wild Savagnin ‘Solero’ No.1 is now available for purchase ($80/bottle), via cellar door only. Due to limited production, purchases are limited to one bottle. If you are interested in purchasing more, you may like to enquire about becoming a Member (Members can order up to three bottles and their discount applies.) Membership info can be found here.

Try it first?
Experience a one-off tasting event to try this intriguing wine and three other releases of Savarro, along with traditional Savagnin imports:

ON TASTING
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Wild Savaganin ‘Solero’ No.1
Our unique blend of three vintages, aged in clay eggs and seasoned oak

2019 Single Vineyard Savarro
Current release, lifted citrus fruit with fresh acidity and off dry finish

2017 Single Vineyard Savarro
Museum release, an iconic vintage, leaner in style with trademark citrus finish

2015 Single Vineyard Savarro
Museum release, riper lemon and lime aromas balanced by a textured palate
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2017 Arbois Savagnin
French Import: Domaine André et Mireille Tissot, Montigny-les-Arsures, France

2016 Arbois Traminer
French Import: Domaine André et Mireille Tissot, Montigny-les-Arsures, France

When
Saturday 27 February
Sunday 28 February

Time
3pm – 5pm

Cost
$10 per person
Not redeemable towards purchase.

Book
No need to book ahead but do allow approx. 30 mins to review the wines.