Pencarrow Martinborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand - Wairarapa & Wellington
Review Date : 25-Jan-2019
Brilliant pale straw-yellow colour, lighter on the rim. The nose has fresh, intensely bound and penetrating aromas of pungent passionfruit, tropical fruit, gooseberries and fresh herbs with a mineral edge. This has fragrance and purity. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate is bright, lively and vibrant with a fine and intense core of fragrant passionfruit with tropical fruit, gooseberries, herbs and mineral notes. The mouthfeel is bright, lively and energetic and flows along a zesty line with fine textures and racy acidity leading to a lingering finish of aromatic passionfruit. This is a bright, vibrant, lusciously intense Sauvignon Blanc with fragrant passionfruit, tropical fruits, herbs and minerals on a taut, racy palate. Match with seafood over the next 2 years. Fruit from the ‘East Base’ and other company vineyards, cool-fermented in stainless-steel to 13.0 alc. and 4.0 g/L RS, the wine aged 3 months on gross lees undergoing batonnage. 18.0+/20 Jan 2019 RRP $22.00

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