Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc
Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc
New Zealand | 13.0% | 75cl
Regular price £21.29 £21.29 Sale price£19.45 £19.45 Save £1.84
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It was an exciting day for wine lovers when Cloudy Bay’s former viticulturalist and winemaker Ivan Sutherland and James Healy decided to go out on their own. This is their brilliantly aromatic Sauvignon, with bright gooseberry, minerally complexity.
A bright, fresh, citrus-driven Sauvignon Blanc from one of Marlborough`s top producers. Pure, yet restrained, with a juicy citrus core and a backdrop of honeydew melon, pears and apples that leads to a mellow and rounded texture on the finish.
Dog Point Vineyard was established in 2002, by partners Ivan & Margaret Sutherland and James & Wendy Healy. With a passion for producing premium organic wine, Dog Point Vineyard has become widely regarded as one of New Zealand's top producers of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The name is from early settlement of Marlborough, when sheep were introduced to the area. Without many fences, boundaries were established by dogs, some of which got lost, bred and made their home as a pack in the hills overlooking the Wairau Plains. This became known as Dog Point. Naturally, there is a pack of dogs - albeit much more friendly - always ready to greet visitors of the winery.
A key part of the organic philosophy is biodiversity on the Dog Point property and much of the land is still used for pasture and orchards, as well as thoughtful plantings of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Older well-established vines are situated on free draining silty clay loams. This is supplemented with more recent plantings on closely planted hillside blocks on soils with a clay loam influence. All fruit is hand-picked from low cropped vines from one of Marlborough's oldest privately established vineyards. While the Sauvignon Blanc is made in stainless steel, the Section 94, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir enjoy extended barrel ageing with minimal racking and handling.
This is a white to chill down and savour with salmon with salsa or spicy noodles.
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