2022 SAUVIGNON BLANC
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About the vintage
The growing season culminated in warm weather through to the end of harvest, giving us juicy, ripe flavours with a lovely balance of acidity.
We aim to pick each of the Sauvignon Blanc vineyard blocks as the flavours reach their maximum. This wine is made from grapes that displayed excellent aromatics and concentrated flavours. After machine-harvesting in the cool of the early morning and careful destemming and pressing, the free run and lightly pressed juice was cold settled for 48 hours. It was then racked and inoculated with a selected yeast strain to maintain the wine’s freshness and fruit characters. The wine was held on lees prior to blending and bottling.
What the wine is like
This Sauvignon Blanc delivers everything you’d hope for from this classic Marlborough varietal. Citrus and passionfruit aromatics leap from the glass and the palate has wonderful tropical, grapefruit and lime flavours balanced by fresh herbaceous notes. Juicy and succulent with a supple texture and good length of flavour, this wine has lovely balance and a refreshing, dry finish.
When to enjoy
Anytime you feel like a glass of uplifting, fresh white wine! The quality and style mean that it can be enjoyed anytime over the next few years but it’s really a wine designed to celebrate the here and now. Serve chilled.
Suggested food pairings
Although ideal as a refreshing glass of wine on its own, this Sauvignon Blanc is perfect paired with seafood, salads, Asian-inspired flavours and much more.
The technical bit
12.5%, RS 4.4g/l (‘RS’ stands for ‘residual sugar’ and is the natural grape sugars left after fermentation has finished. It is expressed as grams per litre).