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Waipara Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010

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Another stunning season in Marlborough has generated this generous wine, with freshness and textrue that lives on the tongue long after each mouthful has been enjoyed.

Waipara Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale yellow/green

NOSE

Enticing melon and guava aromas balanced with crisp nettle and citrus.

PALATE

A generous palate full of rich tropical fruit combines with nettle and snow pea flavours, providing crisp acidity and a long finish.

SERVE

Lightly Chilled

PEAK DRINKING

2010 - 2012

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

13.5 %

ACIDITY

8.3 g/l

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.2 g/l

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

This wine was made from fruit of both the Wairau and the Awatere Valleys of Marlborough.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

After the success of the 2009 it was a pleasant surprise to see 2010 evolve into another great year for Sauvignon Blanc, with a long stable harvest season producing wines of complexity and generosity.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Sauvignon Blanc

MATURATION

Like most Sauvignon Blancs, this wine was made to be enjoyed while still young and fresh, without any further cellaring required.

ACCOLADES

Silver - Japan Wine Show 2011
Gold - Mundus Vini Great International Wine Show (Germany)
Gold - New Zealand International Wine Competition 2010
Pure Silver - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010
Silver - Wrest Point Royal Hobart International Wine Show 2010
Bronze - IWC International Wine Challenge 2011 (UK)
Commended - Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 (UK)
Gold/Top 50 - New World Wine Awards 2011 (NZ)
4 Stars - What Food What Wine 2011 (UK) Matched with Smoked Salmon
87 Points - Wine Advocate, Lisa Perroti-Brown 2011

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