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2010 SAUVIGNON BLANC
100% Sauvignon Blanc.
Vertical shoot positioned, cane pruned and 2,500 plants per hectare. Soil is ancient riverbed comprised of free draining stony silt with loam topsoil.
Cooler flowering than normal, followed by one of the longest, driest summers on record, allowed our viticulture and winemaking teams to selectively harvest different blocks of perfectly ripe Sauvignon Blanc when they reached the pinnacle of flavour development.
Temperature controlled fermentation in Stainless Steel Tanks with carefully selected yeast strains.
Titratable Acidity 7.2g/l
Residual Sugar 3g/l
Pale straw with a light green hue.
Pure and Vibrant! Lime zest,
fresh green grass and minerality.
Classically Marlborough, this wine is bursting with zesty citrus and capsicum flavours tightly woven together by its
Ideal with fresh seafood, herb and goat’s cheese crostini and sunshine!
Available in New Zealand, Australia,
U.K, Germany, Netherlands, Austria,
Czech Republic, Northern & Southern Ireland, Singapore and the Philippines.
Smell of green berries
Taste is fresh and nice but might lack a little bit of character. A bit sweeter than expected for a sauvignon blanc. A brilliant wine to sip outside during summer.
I rate this at 4/5 where 5 is best. I will probably buy this wine again.
Of wines, whites or sauvignon blancs? Don't know the answer to either of the questions? Sauvignon blanc was my favourite white wine for a couple of years, so maybe somewhere between 10 and 30 different sauvignon blancs. I honestly couldn't tell, didn't keep a record or tasting notes before.
The last year I have written about most wines, but not all, that I have tasted here so that it might help me avoid buying wines I didn't like again. I don't like spending money on bad stuff but what is worse is when I buy something because the label looks vaguely familiar and I don't remember that is because I already bought and hated that wine at some other occasion. With this site as reference I will avoid repeating bad purchases. Not that the Ned was a bad purchase, I remember it as a pretty decent wine.