Sauvignon Blanc 2017

$24.00$288.00

An iconic Martinborough style of Sauvignon Blanc that is serious, subtle and textural while still oozing with vibrant tropical and citrus fruit characteristics.

Clear

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Colour

Bright, pale straw colour, very light on the rim.

Aroma

The nose is very fresh with bright and vibrant aromas of pungent passionfruit, with tropical fruit notes and fresh herbs.  The aromatics are full and voluminous unfolding white florals and an array of green stonefruits and suggestions of minerals.

Ageing Potential

Serve with Pacific Rim fare over the next 2 years.

Palate

Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate is elegant and finely proportioned with good depth and intensity of pungent passionfruit flavours with tropical fruits and fresh herbs, snow peas and subtle nettle nuances.  The mouthfeel is fresh, crisp and zesty with fine lacy and brisk acidity.  The wine flows along a very fine-textured line with excellent energy, vibrancy and poise, leading to a long lingering finely textured finish.  This is an elegant, but concentrated Sauvignon Blanc with intense passionfruit, tropical fruit, herb and snow pea flavours with subtle nettle notes on a brisk, racy palate.

Winemaking

Fruit 43% from the ‘Collins’ vineyard, 40% ‘Clouston’ and 17% ‘Palliser’ sites, cool-fermented in stainless-steel to 15.5% alc., the wine aged 4 months on less

Winemaker

Allan Johnson

Technical Details

Picking Date: April 2017
Alcohol: 12.5%
Bottled: October 2017

Tasting notes

Vintages

Sauvignon Blanc 2017

An iconic Martinborough style of Sauvignon Blanc that is serious, subtle and textural while still oozing with vibrant tropical and citrus fruit characteristics.

Sauvignon Blanc 2016

An iconic Martinborough style of Sauvignon Blanc that is serious, subtle and textural while still oozing with vibrant tropical and citrus fruit characteristics.

Sauvignon Blanc 2015

An iconic Martinborough style of Sauvignon Blanc that is serious, subtle and textural while still oozing with vibrant tropical and citrus fruit characteristics.

Sauvignon Blanc 2014

An iconic Martinborough style of Sauvignon Blanc that is serious, subtle and textural while still oozing with vibrant tropical and citrus fruit characteristics.

Sauvignon Blanc 2013

An iconic Martinborough style of Sauvignon Blanc that is serious, subtle and textural while still oozing with vibrant tropical and citrus fruit characteristics.