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Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc

Ripe, textural and scrumptious

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Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
ABV: 13%
Origin: Marlborough, New Zealand
Sizes: 750ml 


93 Points, James Suckling

Taste Notes

Eyes: Straw yellow

Nose: Aromas of cassis and passionfruit are first to emerge, with guava, crisp pear
and white peach adding a delicious fruit salad intricacy.

Palate: It’s generous yet refreshing, with ripe pineapple and a lime sherbet zing, layered with elderflower and hints of citrus blossom.

How to Enjoy

Pair with creamy pasta dishes.

About this Product

Imagine a summer fruit salad – ripe golden peaches, honeydew melon, nectarines and passionfruit, with a generous splash of cassis and a sprinkling of lime zest – this isa subtle, delicately aromatic, ripe interpretation of Marlborough sauvignon blanc.

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About Greywacke

The name Greywacke of Kevin Judd, founding winemaker of Cloudy Bay vineyards, was named in recognition of the high prevalence of rounded greywacke river stones in the soils of their 1st vineyard located in Rapaura. Their quality focused winemaking sources fruit from mature vineyards in the Central Wairau Plains & the Southern Valley that are cultivated using yield restricted & intense canopy management techniques to ensure optimal concentration of grape aromas & flavors. The Greywacke portfolio consists mainly of Sauvignon Blanc & Pinot Noir with some limited edition releases of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, & Gewurtztraminer. Yellow fleshed ripe peaches, rock melon, & black currant with trace notes of sponge cake with lemon icing, chamomile and nuances of rose petal on the nose. It has a subtle & textural palate showing ripeness & concentration with a crisp, long, & juicy finish.

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About New Zealand

A relatively young but extremely promising wine producing country, New Zealand is widely recognized for its distinctive white wines made from the aromatic, Sauvignon blanc.

Sauvignon blanc, known here for its trademark herbaceous character, is at its best in Marlborough but thrives throughout the nation, accounting for an overwhelming majority of the country’s exports. While this is indeed the country’s most planted and successful variety, it is certainly not the only New Zealand grape capable of delighting wine lovers.

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About Sauvignon Blanc

A crisp, refreshing variety that equally reflects both terroir and varietal character, Sauvignon Blanc is responsible for a vast array of wine styles. However, a couple of commonalities always exist—namely, zesty acidity and intense aromatics.

Along with Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc is a proud parent of Cabernet Sauvignon. That green bell pepper aroma that all three varieties share is no coincidence—it comes from a high concentration of pyrazines (herbaceous aromatic compounds) inherent to each member of the family.

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