Waipara West Sauvignon Blanc

Code: NWW10217
Type
Country New Zealand
Region Waipara West - South Island
Vintage 2017
Rating Silver

Product ID: 4047

From three separate blocks with varying soil characteristics, all within our farm. Pale straw yellow with green hues, aromatics of passionfruit, elderflower but elegant with great length.

Description

Tasting Notes
The distinctive aromatic signature of the variety is abundantly clear, gooseberry, passionfruit, elderflower, and a hint herbal essence abound with a sliver of flinty gunsmoke. In the mouth, the wine is bright and focussed with those tropical fruits & grapefruit citrus notes unravelling through the palate. There is gentle extract in this wine, not the blockbusting Sauvignon on steroids from our northern colleagues but a more restrained, dare we say, elegant expression of the grape. We have kept slightly more grape sugar in the wine this year to counter slightly higher acidity, think of it as adding palm sugar & lime juice to a Thai curry, the two balance harmoniously to offer a more complete experience. It is a shoo-in for South East Asian cuisine. Try it with a spicy, hot, sour Tom Yum soup especially when you throw in some Vietnamese mint & Thai basil which meld beautifully with the herbal elements of the wine. Enjoy young and serve chilled.

Alcohol 12%

Awards

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018 – Silver Medal

Additional information

Brand
Capacity

12 x 750ml

Grape Type