Zephyr Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand - Marlborough
Review Date : 10-Jan-2017
Bright, light straw-yellow colour with pale green suggestions, lighter on the rim. The nose is softly full and voluminous with gently packed, bright aromas of fresh passionfruit entwined with tropical fruits, gooseberries, fresh herbs and ripe capsicums. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate has a tightly concentrated core gooseberries, tropical fruits, passionfruit, and fresh, aromatic herbs, along with nuances of minerals. The mouthfeel is vibrant and lively with slippery acidity, and the wine flows with plenty of energy along a very fine-textured phenolic line, carrying to an elegant, restrained finish of gooseberries and passionfruit. This is a finely concentrated, stylish Sauvignon Blanc with passionfruit, tropical fruit and gooseberry flavours, flowing along a slippery, refreshing palate. Serve with seafood, salads and vegetables over the next 2 years. Fruit from ‘Kerseley Estate’, Dillons Point from 24 y.o. vines, cool-fermented in tank to 13.0% alc. and 3 g/L RS, the wine aged 4-6 months on light lees. 3,315 dozen made. 18.0+/20 Jan 2017 RRP $22.99

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