Unique yet approachable, this light-bodied Sauvignon Blanc is an homage to the first Australian “colonists.” With intriguing tropical aromas like gooseberry and guava, this bottle just may have you feeling like you’ve been shipped off to some strange new land. A criminally easy wine to enjoy in many ways.
Sometimes the good intentioned get into no good situations. Such is the story of John Boyle O’Reilly. Irishman by birth. Poet and activist by passion and trade. In 1867 John Boyle O’Reilly was banished from England to Australia on the Hougoumont – the last ship to transport convicts to the down under British colony. He was sentenced to 20 years of servitude for his role in the Fenian Conspiracy – an uprising against British rule in Ireland. Nineteen crimes turned criminal into colonists. Upon conviction, British rogues, guilty of at least one of the 19 crimes were sentenced to live in Australia, rather than death. This punishment by ‘transportation’ began in 1788, and amany of the lawless died at sea. For the rough-hewn prisoners who made it to shore, a new world awaited. As pioneers in a frontier penal colony, they forged a new country and new lives, brick by brick. this wine celebrates the rules they broke and the culture they built. It would be a crime not to drink it!
Light pale straw in colour with a unique character. Sauvignon Block is an approachable blend, bursting with aromas of passion fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry and guava. The wine is light bodied, clean and dry with tons of juicy fruit on the palate and a crisp, tart, vibrant acidity on a clean finish.
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