Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Margaret River Western Australia
Catching Thieves specialize in the vogue contemporary styles which have seen Margaret River wines prevail the world over. The philosophy behind Catching Thieves is to capture and deliver contemporary, vibrant wines with so much style, you'll do anything to get your hands on them! The salubrious soils and balmy climes along Margaret River yield harvests of Sauvignon and Semillon grapes endowed with great intensity. Cool maritime breezes stimulate the vines to concentrate the brisk fruit flavours which, so essential for the Catching Thieves style.
Catching Thieves pay homage to the daring, enterprising and creative personalities who are the central characters in stories such as To Catch a Thief, Modesty Blaise and Catch Me if You Can. Paradoxically, the Catching Thieves wines are honest, reliable and desirable. Grapes are harvested and crushed directly to the press, where only free run juice are retained for cold settling. Juices are racked clean and warmed prior to seeding with a strain of yeast which encourages varietal expression. Cold fermentations accentuate and retain primary fruit flavours. Components are separately treated and assembled upon completion to create a wine of elegance and structure.
Pale straw with light green hues. Intense citrus and snow pea aromas complemented with fresh passionfruit and exotic tropical fruit notes. A crisp, clean palate with dominant passionfruit and stonefruit flavours, beautifully supported by a citrus acid backbone giving the wine lovely structure and a lingering, zesty finish. A super selection for the lunch table, highly suited to bistrot faire, chicken caesar or pinenut, dill and cream linguine.