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2018 Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Gris Semillon

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

This wine is beautifully lifted on the nose showing nectarine,  green rockmelon, kaffir  lime and lemon zest characters. The palate delivers lovely fruit intensity and vibrancy, well supported by
elegant notes of almond, oatmeal and spice. A complex rendition offering delightful drinking.

 

AWARDS

4½ Stars Wine Orbit
4.5 Stars Winestate
Silver New Zealand Wine of the Year 2019
89 points Cameron Douglas