2019 Stanley Estates Single Vineyard Awatere Sauvignon Blanc

95 Points Bob Campbell MW
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A stunning Sauvignon for the price! This wine from up and coming Stanley Estate is very classy, and very Awatere in feel. Full of the herbal and gooseberry notes that the style is known for, this is also a perfectly balanced and harmonious expression of the style. An in-house favourite.
Elsewhere up to $22.99 Save $8.00 $14.99 in mixed 6+ or $16.99 per bottle


Sauvignon Blanc

Its Origins

The vineyard is nestled under Mount Tapuae-O-Uenuku (Maori" "Footprint of the Rainbow"). At the top of the Southern Alps, it strongly influences the climate, with its rain shadow bestowing low rainfall and low humidity upon the Awatere Valley. Along with sunny days and cool nights this creates perfect conditions for slow steady ripening and flavour development. Awatere grapes have a distinctive fruity yet steely and herbaceous flavour quite different to those produced elsewhere in Marlborough.

What The Critics Say

95/100 and #2 out of 86 Marlborough Suavignons, Bob Campbell MW

"A concentrated example of Awatere Valley sauvignon blanc with typical saline-mineral, green capsicum, nettle and tomato leaf flavours contrasting with subtle passionfruit flavours. A fresh and tangy wine with pleasing energy." Drink 2020 - 2023

4.5 Stars Michael Cooper (2016 vintage)

"Showing good vigour and intensity, the 2016 vintage (4.5*) is a lively, aromatic wine. Full-bodied and fresh, it has crisp passionfruit/lime flavours, slightly leesy notes adding complexity, and a dry (2.1 grams/litre of residual sugar), lingering finish."

Variety Sauvignon Blanc
Region Marlborough
Closure Cap
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 12.50%
Maturity 2020 - 2023

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