Celebrate – Sauvignon Blanc Semillon and Arneis

SBS and Arneis

With all the happenings in the world we are focusing on the little things to celebrate. After a great 2020 vintage that was completed just as the Covid-19 crisis became fully understood, and a reality, we are pleased to release the first of our 2020 vintage wines – the 2020 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon and the 2020 Arneis.

Available now at the cellar door and online.

December saw some of our hottest days ever, our warmest nights and driest times since 2008.  The season started considerably earlier than usual with our harvest starting in the last week of January, up to 3 weeks earlier than normal. Many of our white varieties were harvested in quick succession throughout February, without any drop in quality, making for a busy time for us. A slight cooling off in March and some sporadic rain events slowed down reds to ripen on a more usual schedule.

We encourage you to celebrate with us and enjoy our new wine releases. Pop over to the website to buy wine.

2020 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

This follows on from previous vintages. It is passionfruit on the nose, with dry citrus and lime on the palate.

The Semillon adds length and texture. Drinking beautifully.

$20.00 per bottle

2020 Arneis

A soft and aromatic vintage, with a rich textured palate of nashi pears to hints of citrus, with a crisp finish.

Drinking young and fresh or will cellar for 2-3 years.

$28.00 per bottle

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Sunset Wine 2018

Sunset Wine
17 – 18 February 2018
2.00pm – 8.00pm
Brighton Reserve, Scarborough Beach
www.wineandfood.com.au/sunsetwine

Enjoying an iconic WA sunset while tasting fantastic Western Australian wine, craft beers, ciders and spirits could not get better! Add in some gourmet food, live music and good friends and you will have the recipe for one of summer’s best boutique events – Sunset Wine, at Brighton Reserve in Scarborough.

Mark & Pippa are looking forward to bringing you their newest release 2017 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, along with their Italian range to Brighton Reserve, Scarborough. This is a great opportunity to catch up with us in Perth before we get well into Vintage down south. Bring along some friends, share our wines, catch up on all our news and restock  your Vineyard 28 favourites.

There’s going to be a great range of local WA wines to try, or you can purchase a glass to enjoy at the event or take home something from us at Vineyard 28 to share later. A wine locker will be on site to store your purchases on the day or alternatively just place an order with us for your favourites and we’ll take care of delivery for you after the event.

You’ll be able to relax overlooking the ocean on the Sunset Balcony or grab a glass of your favourite wine from us and sit back on the grass slopes listening to local Indi musicians.

Tickets are now available online so be sure to get in early and get the discounted pre-purchase. We would love to see you there!

Tickets
General Admission
Pre Purchase: $26.00 | At the Gate: $30.00
Plumm Tasting Ticket
Pre Purchase: $36.00 | At the Gate: $40.00
All ticket prices include booking fee
Children under 18 are free, with a guardian
Purchase Tickets Here

More information about the event is available at the Wine and Food WA Website – Click Here

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New Release -2017 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon has just been released and is now available online and at the Cellar Door.

Both the Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes are known for their origins in the producing wines from the Bordeaux Region in France. Here in Australia we often see the two grapes blended to create either what is known colloquially as SBS or SSB. This three letter acronym we’ve adopted in this country, all depends upon which grape is in the greatest quantity in the blend. Sauvignon Blanc dominant then it is called SBS, Semillon dominate, then we see SSB. A little known fact to many of the public is that once we use greater than 15% of another grape variety in a blend then we are required to list that variety on the label.

Our pale straw coloured wine has been blended to gain optimum in flavour and balance but still maintaining the characteristics of Sauvignon Blanc. A clean crisp palate of crunchy apples and juicy limes, with a lovely freshy citrusy finish. Great to enjoy now as a light summer drinking wine.

Pop over to the Ordering page to buy some now – https://vineyard28.com.au/product/sauvignon-blanc-semillon/

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2014 Vintage at Vineyard 28, has begun.

Arneis Crushing at Vineyard 28
Arneis Crushing at Vineyard 28

2014 Vintage has begun at Vineyard 28.

Moscato is first

The first grapes to be picked were
….. Muscat Petit a Grain all destined for the 2014 Moscato, which we know many wil be waiting for.

Winemaker Mark is very happy with the grapes, crushing is underway.

Next was Arnies

And vintage is rolling along out here at Vineyard 28.

Dawn start for the trusty picking crew to beat the heat and bring in the 2014 Arneis.

Mid morning after the early start the Arneis is in. Crushing commenced and onto the press.
The workers managed to cope with morning tea of Raspberry Muffins and Choc Chip biscuits.

All looking very good. Beautiful cool morning.

Followed by Sav Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc pick this morning – absolutely beautiful morning
– just a lovely temperature and a gentle breeze to keep us cool as the sun warmed up.

2014 Dolcetto is picked

Another week begins and here at Vineyard 28 we start it with the harvest of the 2014 Dolcetto.
All picked and now on skins for the next 24-40 hours before being pressed.

Go to our facebook page for more update on the 2014 Vintage at Vineyard 28. 

Sav Blanc grapes at Vineyard 28
Sav Blanc grapes at Vineyard 28
Morning Tea for Vintage 2014 at Vineyard 28
Morning Tea for Vintage 2014 at Vineyard 28
Arnies Grapes 2014 at Vineyard 28
Arnies Grapes 2014 at Vineyard 28
Picking Sav Blanc grapes at Vineyard 28
Picking Sav Blanc grapes at Vineyard 28

 

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