The Taste of Sababay Winery, Balinese Wine

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It’s not enough just to sunbathe on the beach with friends or closest people. You will be more relaxed while on vacation by enjoying wine. With a distinctive aroma combined with sweet, bitter, and sour tastes, it is perfect for relaxing.

Indonesia, especially Bali, has its own wine with a quality that is not inferior to imported wine products.

The simple reason is that grapes harvested once a year are better than grapes harvested three times a year.

The quality of Balinese wine is derived from grapes that are harvested once a year. So it is not wrong if the quality of the wine produced is better than imported wine.

In Bali itself there are at least some wines that are produced locally but have world quality.

Sababay Wine Products

Only in Bali there is a type of Alphonse Lavallêe wine which is then processed into Black Velvet. Sababay Winery also has Pink Blossom variants, as well as White Velvet. Various testimonials say that this wine is suitable to be paired with various foods, especially local food.

Other collections are Ludisia which tastes sharp and Moscato d’Bali which is sweet and low in alcohol, Reserved Red and Mascetti.

Sparkling Wine Sensation from Sababay Wine

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The current trend of carbonated wine has begun to develop globally. In Indonesia itself has slowly experienced a growth of about 5 percent for sparkling or carbonated wines.

Sababay Wine itself launched 3 wine variants namely ;

  • Moscarosa (Sweet Bubbly Rose)

Moscarosa is made from Alphonse Lavallee grape which produces the aroma and taste of strawberry, orange, and guava.

  • Lambrusco (Sweet Bubbly Red)

Lambrusco is made from Lambrusco grapes that produce strawberry, cherry, and blackberry aromas.

  • Ascaro (Dry Bubbly White)

Ascaro is made from Pinot Grigio and Muscat St. grapes. Vallier which produces the aroma and taste of pineapple, honey, peach, and yellow apple.

All are made from local grapes grown in Bali and some are mixed with imported Australian grapes.

The Taste of Indonesian Wine as the Basic Ingredients for Sababay Wine

Wine in Indonesia has a characteristic sweeter than foreign wine. So it’s no wonder that local wine production tastes sweeter, according to the tastes of the Indonesian people.

Sababay Winery is supported by the expertise of two wine experts, namely Yohan Handoyo who is an expert on the wine industry in Indonesia and Nicolas Delacressionnere who is an experienced winemaker from Bordeaux, France.

Sababay Winery is supported by the expertise of two wine experts, namely Yohan Handoyo who is an expert on the wine industry in Indonesia and Nicolas Delacressionnere who is an experienced winemaker from Bordeaux, France.

The two of them collaborated in exploring the potential of grapes grown in tropical soil and air conditions, and wanted to break the paradigm of local wine which was underestimated because it was considered unable to produce quality products.

The proof, since its establishment in 2012, Sababay Winery has received 47 international awards.

Zork Botol Bottle Cap

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The bottle innovation used is zork, where this technology seals and maintains the quality of sparkling wine for longer.

That way if you can’t finish one bottle at a time, the bottle can still be closed again and the wine can be stored in the refrigerator for a week with quality that doesn’t decrease due to oxidation.

Sababay Wine Facilities

The location of the refinery is located in Saba Bay or Saba Bay in English, which later became the name of this winery itself.

Sababay Winery stands on an area of ​​2 hectares in Buleleng, Bali. The entire production process uses high technology from France, Italy and Indonesia.

The wine processing equipment is imported from France and is the only one in Indonesia, such as ;

  • Wine processing equipment (France)
  • Stainless steel fermenter (Indonesia)
  • Wine storage with temperature control (Indonesia)
  • Automatic bottling machine (Italy)
  • Cold temperature storage for finished products
  • Quality control laboratory
  • Environmentally friendly waste management
  • Agrarian research center at the foot of Mount Agung
  • 65 hectares of vineyard in Gerokgak, Seririt, Banjar

Sababay Winery Location and Hours of Operation

Address :

Jalan Professor Doctor Ida Bagus Mantra No. 333X Keramas, Medahan, Kec. Blahbatuh, Gianyar Regency, Bali 80581.

Operational hour :

Every day, 09.00 – 17.00 WITA

There is an interesting Winery Tour program that you can join there which will add to your experience in tasting various types of wine.

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