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Auntsfield, Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, 2017

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

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Auntsfield, Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, 2017

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

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Bottle

  • Bottle
  • Case of 6
  • Case of 12

Regular Price: £14.50

Special Price £13.00

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£13.00

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Grape Varietes: Sauvignon Blanc 100% Wine Style: Crisp, Fresh Whites Winemaker: Luc Cowley Optimum Drinking: 2017-2021 Reviewer Rating: 94 Reviewer: Sam Kim (Wine Orbit) Code: 103008 Alcohol: 13%
Estate Notes

Auntsfield's new release Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2017 delivers fabulously concentrated fruit intensity with vibrant acidity, underlying minerality and a silky mouthfeel - stylish Kiwi Sauvignon - and a worthy successor to the highly rated 2016 vintage.

A portion of the 2017 crop, which was small due to a cool growing season, was seasoned oak barrels, adding texture and complexity.

Auntsfield continues the proud heritage of Marlborough’s first vineyard and winery established in 1873.

Their Single Vineyard wines are made from grapes grown at Auntsfield Estate. Each wine shows the distinctive characteristics of ripeness, texture and minerality – qualities unique to the ancient Greywacke rock and Loess clay soils of the vineyard.

Auntsfield Estate produce a distinctive style of Sauvignon Blanc, with great texture, complexity and length, balancing the classic Marlborough fruit spectrum and aromatics with richness and mouthfeel.

Reviews

"Bold, expressive and pungent bouquet of SB with aromas and flavours of grapefruit, Meyer lemon, red apple, pineapple, sweet grass and fresh herbs. Youthful fresh and vibrant acidity with a touch of fruit spice; very long finish, great balance and palate appeal." Cameron Douglas (Decanter judge)

”From their estate vineyard in the Southern Valleys, the wine offers fabulous fruit intensity as well as silky mouthfeel. The beautifully lifted bouquet shows lemon peel, feijoa, passionfruit and lime zest aromas, followed by a concentrated palate that is focused and linear. The wine delivers wonderful vibrancy and bright acidity, leading to a superbly long, fine finish. A stylish rendition filled with attractive flavours.” Sam Kim, Wine Orbit