Mount Brown North Canterbury Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand - Canterbury & Waipara
Review Date : 17-Apr-2018
Bright, pale straw colour with slight green hues, lighter on the rim. The nose is elegantly presented with fragrant, penetrating aromas of gooseberries, white florals and white stonefruits, along with subtle nuances of fresh herbs, nettles and minerals. This has aromatic beauty. Dry to taster and light-medium bodied, the palate is crisp and taut, with a fine, elegantly packed core of gooseberry fruit along with notes of nettles and cut-grass, along with fresh herbs, white florals and delicate mineral nuances. The mouthfeel is crisp and zesty with bright and lively acidity enlivening the palate. The wine carries along a finem phenolic-textured line, leading to a light, but lingering, thirst-quenching finish. This is a taut, elegant Sauvignon Blanc with gooseberry, perfumed florals, herbs and mineral notes on a zesty palate. Serve with seafood and Pacific Rim fare over the next 2 years. Clean fruit, cool-fermented in stainless-steel to 12.0% alc. and 5 g/L RS. 17.5-/20 Apr 2018 RRP $15.99Bright pale straw-yellow colour, lighter on the rim. The nose is soft and fresh with gentle aromas of passionfruit and gooseberries, along with fragrant white florals and herb notes, lifted by youthful fermentation esters. Dry to taste and light-medium bodied, the palate has a soft core of passionfruit and gooseberries with lifted floral notes and fresh herbs. The mouthfeel is gently refreshing with a light phenolic threaded line and lacy acidity. The wine flows positively to an elegant, lingering finish of passionfruit and herbs. This is a softly presented and gently concentrated, elegant Sauvignon Blanc with fresh passionfruit and gooseberry flavours. Serve with seafood, salads and vegetables over the next 2 years. A single estate wine, cool-fermented in stainless-steel to 12.0% alc. and 5 g/L RS, the wine aged 3 months on lees. 17.0+/20 Oct 2017 RRP $15.99

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