COLOUR – Pale lemon.
NOSE – Lifted aromatic nose of snow pea, citrus and
PALATE – A beautifully balanced wine. The front palate fills
with fresh greens and ripe tropical flavours. The
crisp grapefruit like acidity extends the palate to a
long mouth-watering finish.
VINEYARD REGION – The fruit is sourced from our Woolshed vineyard,
in the upper Wairau Valley; as well as from our
long established growers in the Awatere and
Wairau Valleys, sub regions of Marlborough.
SOILS AND PROFILE – Our Marlborough vineyards are on moderately
fertile glacial soils. This includes a mix of sandy
loam over very deep gravels; fertile loams and
VINIFICATION – The most important thing in making vibrant
Sauvignon Blanc is to avoid oxidation and
corruption. This is done every step of the way;
from harvesting to putting the wine into the bottle.
We keep every vineyard batch separate throughout
the winemaking process until blending. The
final process is fining and filtering, before the wine
is then bottled.
CELLARING – Will continue to drink well for the coming
3 – 4 years.
FOOD MATCH – Aromatic Vietnamese chicken pho.
WINEMAKER – Cleighten Cornelius