Katnook Founder’s Block Sauvignon Blanc 2014


Katnook Founder’s Block wines are named in honour of the original land holding of John Riddoch, the founder of Coonawarra. With Katnook Estate pedigree, the Founder’s Block range is styled for everyday drinking, inviting a modern generation of wine consumer to enjoy the pleasures of Coonawarra wine. The wines are grounded in the past but genuinely focused on the present. They are fresh, fruit driven and shine with pure Coonawarra character.


Katnook Founder’s Block Sauvignon Blanc 2014

JH 89 points (2012)

Grape Variety :: Sauvignon Blanc

Region :: Coonawarra

Harvest :: Late February to early March 2014

pH :: 3.13  Acidity :: 6.7g/L  RS :: 2.0g/L  Alc/vol :: 13.0%

Vintage :: The 2014 Coonawarra vintage is noted for its dry, mild conditions and below average rainfall. Early flowering and picking produced Sauvignon Blanc fruit in excellent condition, with vibrant varietal character.

Food Matching :: Ideal as an aperitif or serve with fresh prawns with a light dressing or natural oysters. Also pair with rocket & goats cheese salad with Mango or Vietnamese pork stir-fry.

Colour :: Pale straw with light green tinges. Nose :: Restrained herbaceous and tropical lychee notes, with hints of citrus fruits and lemongrass.

Palate :: Fresh citrus fruits with light gooseberry, mouth-watering acidity and remarkable purity.

Katnook Founder’s Block Sauvignon Blanc 2014

A lively, unwooded Sauvignon Blanc with tantalizing regional aromas and flavours of gooseberries underscored with floral highlights and a citrus tang.
Winemaker Wayne Stehbens