White Wine

"The 2012 Alibi is a ripe, fruit driven blend with fragrant aromas of lemon, lime blossom and melon. Citrus notes follow through on the palate accented by tropical flavours of pink grapefruit, kiwi, and passion fruit along with melon and white peach. It's complex with a fresh, crisp mouth feel and a lingering finish. A perfect accompaniment to seared scallops or sushi."Graham Pierce, Winemaker.

Tasting Notes

2012 Alibi

Winemaker’s Notes

2012 Vineyard Notes

Current Vintage: 2012

First Vintage: 1999

Bud Break: April 25, 2012

Veraison: August 14, 2012

Oak Regime: Semillon barrel fermented in Puncheons

Harvest Date: September 24, 2012

Bottling Date: April 15, 2013

Final Blend: • 75% Sauvignon Blanc

• 25% Semillon

Alcohol: 14.5%


“A cool and humid spring started off the 2012 growing season which 

showed steady, concentrated growth in the vines. A lengthy dry spell followed, which enabled us to perfectly control the vigor and crop load in the 

vineyards. July and August brought us the desired temperatures and dry 

days which then extended far into the harvest season. One of the best years 

we have seen for flavour profiles, balanced ripeness and quality.”