Rapaura Region, Marlborough
Individual blocks within Rapaura
Old riverbed clayish soil and riverbank gravels
Each parcel comes from a unique site within the vineyard which is renowned for its terroir. This land delivers the original vibrant flavours for which Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is so famous for. Adjacent to Cloudy Bay.
Harvested at optimum physiological ripeness and fermented with an array of indigenous and cultured yeast to further enhance the flavours and structure of the grapes. Each parcel was treated as an individual wine in the winery. After fermentation these individual wines were blended together, settled and integrated into tanks before bottling.
Bright with pale green reflections
Expressively aromatic with lifted passionfruit cut grass and citrus grapefruit
In the mouth exotic flavours such as guava, blackcurrant and elderflower. Bone dry, crisp with an excellent balance
Creamy/limey texture with a lingering mineral finish