The original Marlborough sauvignon blanc, and still for many, the standard bearer for this iconic wine district. Full of concentrated herbaceous fruit character with an elegant, fresh finish.
Forget what you know about NZ sauvignons: Cloudy Bay broke the rules to create a sophisticated style of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc made through wild fermentation and aging in old French oak.
Big in flavour and quite bold! Light and delicate at first with a youthful brightness, the wine then grows and develops on the palate with red fruits, cherry and sweet spices backed by a savoury finish.
Layers of citrus fruits and nuts unfold lending complexity and interest on a palate that has plenty of mouthfeel and presence.
Broad and even nose of ripe gooseberry fruit intermixed with greengages, spicy herbs and nutty barrel-ferment aromas that reveal good depth in the glass.
Aromas of fresh gooseberry, passionfruit and papaya. The palate is full of tropical fruits and citrus characters which continue through to a long refreshing finish.
This is a true example of the exquisite Pinot fruit that Marlborough is capable of producing. This is rich and plummy, with an abundance of fragrances and an opulently plush finish.
A sophisticated Chardonnay with an array of citrus, mineral and white peach flavours supported by biscuity notes from barrel maturation on the yeast lees.
Fruit was grown on carefully managed, low cropping, vineyards in Marlboroughs Wairau Valley. With a little help from Mother Nature the fruit ripened to produce an outstanding example of Pinot Noir, packed full of flavour.
Top quality fruit and a top quality producer make for an outstanding Sauvignon Blanc! Big dollops of tropical fruit wrapped around complex minerality and zesty acidity, a real mouthful.
Rapaura Springs Sauvignon Blanc has a broad range of fine fruit flavours from across the various Marlborough sub-regions. A quintessential Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc, its sure to impress!
Owned by Hollywood cinematographer Michael Seresin, this estate is more than just a vanity project. A truly classy and complex organic Sauvignon Blanc with a perfect balance of tropical fruit, chalky minerality and crisp acidity.
Great Sauvignon Blanc from the Wairarapa on New Zealand's North Island. Less grapefruity than its Marlborough cousin, this wine delivers plenty of fresh citrus, stone fruit and pear flavour.