SA Life article - March 2016
There's a great article about Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc in the recent issue of SA Life:
In defence of Sauvignon Blanc (SA Life, March 2016)
...Embracing subtle beauty rather than bland simplicity, the Adelaide Hills wines suggest it's time to look at sauvignon blanc afresh.
Shaw + Smith 2015 Sauvignon Blanc ($26)
'This brand has consistently driven the quality benchmark of Adelaide Hills sauvignon blanc - and it drove the initial success of this brand. Winemakers Martin Shaw and Adam Wadewitz greatly value the continued interest in this wine, and have never allowed it to show signs of complacency. Fussy with their selection of fruit parcels, they craft a serious wine with restrained gooseberry and tropical fruit aromas, with the zing of grapefruit on entry but more weight in the middle palate with a nashi pear crush. It gives a rich satisfying mouthfeel before sliding into a fine, dry finish.'