d'Arenberg Stump Jump White 2010
Other White Blends from McLaren Vale , Australia
The nose is wonderfully aromatic with vibrant tropical fruit, barley sugar and a hint of guava.
The palate is equally fresh and lively with zesty citrus characters of lemon, lime and a touch of orange. The Marsanne and Roussanne play a bigger role here with lovely stone fruit and honey characters coming through. This is a crisp and fresh wine with good balance, making it suitable to drink with or without food.
28% Riesling, 27% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Marsanne, 20% Rousanne
Pale yellow. Pear, melon and honey on the fragrant nose. Spicy, tightly focused orchard fruit flavors show good energy and are lifted by a bitter citrus pith note. Closes with good cut and decent length, leaving a peppery note behind.
One of the undisputed kings of Australian Shiraz and Rhone varietals, d'Arenberg has managed to turn individuality into an art form by doing a whole lot of little things differently. The original vineyards were established by Joseph Osborn in 1912 in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. A century on, the estate has grown to 345 acres, and the mantle now rests with fourth-generation winemaker, Chester Osborn. By maintaining a focus... View More