At the north eastern tip of the South Island, Marlborough is probably the best known of New Zealand's wine growing areas, largely down to the rise to fame of Cloudy Bay in the mid 1980s. Vines are grown in a wide river valley, that has a number of different soil types, from shallow, stony soils to areas covered in large surface boulders. Sauvignon Blanc is the most common variety, follwed by Chardonnay, but other varieties such as Riesling and Pinot Noir are also grown successfully.
Pure, focused wine with a delicacy of structure, finishing crisp and dry. Stonefruit and pear flavours dominate, followed by some light citrus. Will age gracefully over the next six years. Great as an aperitif, with shellfish and seafood, pâtés, poultry, pork and light game as well as creamy mushroom or egg dishes.more
Bottle 75cl £16.05
This classic, elegant Marlborough Sauvignon comes from the cool Kekerengu coastal region. The limestone soils found here and the cool winds from the sea help to develop a unique savoury structure to the Sauvignon Blanc. This fabulous, nuanced wine offers refreshing pink grapefruit and elderflower, leading onto a beautifully defined palate. Very dry with a minerally backbone lemongrass and rocksalt...more
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