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2018 Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Gris Semillon Case Special (per bottle min 12)

WINEMAKING

The fruit for this wine was grown mainly on the lower terraces of Askerne Vineyard. The blend is 73 % Sauvignon Blanc, 20 % Sauvignon Gris, 7 % Semillon. 41% was fermented in barrel and the balance was tank fermented.

ANALAYSIS

pH 3.27
TA 8.02 g/l
Alcohol 13.5 %

TASTING NOTES

A complex New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc showing some classic varietal elements as well as notes of barrel ageing. Rosemary, thyme, sage and gunflint mingle on the nose providing a savoury backdrop to a full, dry, fresh palate. Spicy and complex this wine can be enjoyed now, on it’s own or with a range of light dishes. It will continue to evolve and develop for several years.

AWARDS

4½ Stars Wine Orbit
4½ Stars Michael Cooper
Silver Medal NZ Wine of the Year