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Wairau River Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

£14.75 £11.75

Vintage: 2019

ABV: 13.00%

Size: 75cl

Description

Wairau River wines take their name from the river that runs through the heart of the Marlborough wine region. (Wairau is Maori for `many waters`). The Rose family were pioneers in planting vines in the 1970`s and after originally selling the grapes to other wineries (like Cloudy Bay) they launched their own label in the early 1990`s. Today their foresight has created a very successful company which remains family owned and run. Wairau River is one of the largest independent wine estates in Marlborough, and the range of elegant wines is characteristically expressive of its Marlborough roots.

Classic expression of the dry, gooseberry, grass and passion fruit style of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Clean and crisp it is bursting with a flinty minerality with flavours of grapefruit, gooseberry, herbs and white stone fruit. Expressive on the palate, finishing with great length. This fashionable white wine is a benchmark by which New World Sauvignons are judged. Awarded a Gold Medal at the prestigious Royal Hobart Show. A good accompaniment to fish, shellfish, grilled vegetables and asparagus.

 

Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc

 

Additional information

Type - Wine

Sauvignon blanc, White