SAUVIGNON BLANC

MARLBOROUGH | NEW ZEALAND


The Reserve Sauvignon Blanc shows intense lime and herbal aromas with good weight and texture and fine acidity. The mid-palate leads to a dry, persistent clean finish. The wine was fermented in French oak barrels for ten months to build complexity, richness and texture.


Vintage | 2020

Range | Estate | RESERVE | Jewelstone


Awards 

4.5 STARS | Wine State

GOLD | New Zealand Wine Show

TASTING NOTES


A bright and expressive bouquet showing lime, golden apple, grapefruit and lemon peel leading to a textured and well-rounded palate with a creamy mouthfeel and zesty finish.

RECOMMENDED FOOD AND BBQ PAIRINGS 


BBQ Flounder


Roast Pork


Goats Cheese Salad

PRODUCT DETAILS 


Vintage | 2020

Grape Variety | 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Alc/Vol | 13.9%

Range | Reserve

Wine Maker | Paul Mooney

Serving Temperature | 12-16C

Aging | 10 Months on lees in French oak

Cellaring | enjoyed now or will develop over the next five years.


Vineyard | Grown at the Cable Station Road vineyard located in the Awatere Valley, the soils here are comprised of sandy loams with a proportion of clay particles over a gravel subsoil. These soils naturally promote vine health but restrict vine vigour due to stony sub soils resulting in intense fruit character.

TERRIFIC FRUIT POWER


Beautifully fruited ad fragrant with green apple apricot and kaffir lime aromas. Combined with an intense flavored palate delivering terrific fruit power and persistency. Succulent and lingering with plenty of tasty flavors"



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