Something here for our Sav fans... we have a 6 bottle case of three top Sauvignon Blancs. This mixed case highlights the great wines that NZ can produce with this grape variety! Each case contains two bottles of the Gold Medal Hay Maker by Mud House Sauvignon Blanc 2011, two bottles of Te Awa Left Field Sauvignon Blanc 2010, plus two bottles of the superb Ocean Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2011.
The Zephyr Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009 is bright straw green in colour, with aromas of fine nettles, scented lemongrass and crushed tomato leaf. On the palate you'll find tropical guava, ripe gooseberry and a hint of fennel with superb structure and lovely line & length. Marlborough. Zephyr wines embrace the dynamic spirit of the Glover Family and the lively aromatics of the estate vineyards. Our winemaking style concentrates on producing exceptional fruit from the vineyards with minimal intervention in the winery to achieve the full expression of the terroir.
The Te Awa Left Field Sauvignon Blanc 2010 displays a cocktail of fruit and has a base of tropical melon. Pungently aromatic in the varietal sweetpea / passionfruit spectrum, whilst retaining wonderful snow pea and tropical flavours. The winemaking was focused around preserving those notes and ensuring the wine was bottled dry with the seashore freshness of the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc style.
Sourced from vineyards in New Zealand's Marlborough region, the 2011 Ocean Bay Sauvignon Blanc is a lively and intense wine bursting with flavours of gooseberry, thyme, passionfruit and citrus. Ocean Bay's winemaker is Alan McCorkindale, with twenty-eight years of winemaking experience. Ask any New Zealand wine enthusiast to name their top ten winemakers - or even limit it to five - and the name Alan McCorkindale is bound to feature. Widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading winemakers, particularly for aromatic white wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Riesling, his minimalist approach gives his vibrant wines purity of fruit and intensity.
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