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Vineyard area exceeded 26, hectares 64, acres in The palate emphasises the ripe tropical fruit with fresh passionfruit aromas, supported by white-fleshed nectarine highlights and wet river stone minerality. Some winemaking mastery here. Join to receive the latest from Stoneleigh, such as recipes, special offers and news about our wines. Complements Enjoy slightly chilled on its own, or with delicate white meat and seafood dishes. Lots to like here, including the stylistic label. Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough Benchmark.

This is full of passionfruit, pineapple and lime with a cut grass nuance and bright tangy herbaceousness. There’s a potter’s clay nuance to the otherwise citrus tones of the aromas and flavours with juicy grilled pineapple and underlying grassy herbaceous notes that add vibrancy and tang to the long, rich, dry finish that has very good length. This rustic Mediterranean meal in a bowl makes for a seductively-transporting lunch in summer or winter just about anywhere, with a combination of steamed mussels, chorizo, garlic and chilli-spiked tomato broth. Wine-Searcher Market Data Wine-Searcher’s historical data and benchmark analysis provides trustworthy and valuable insights into likely market trends. Quite restrained on the nose — there’s a flinty earthy character with melon and Watties fruit salad also coming to mind. You must have Javascript switched on in your browser settings to access this web site.

Coopers Creek SV Dillons Sstoneleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc There’s a toasty nuance to the grassy, herbaceous and subtle lime scent and it is soft and rounded in the palate with tropical fruit, pepino, citrus and melon. The August Sauvignon Blanc Starborough Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc Straw in the glass where the bouquet radiates out soft tropical fruit, apple and white peach with a waft of basil.

The alcohol in this super wine is slightly lower than in many Sauvignons, clocking in at Marlboroughat the northern tip of New Zealand’s South Island.

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The vintages listed above are available. Food Suggestion Goats’ Cheese and Feta. Saint Clair Premium Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc A little more restrained on nose than we are used to from this label but distinctive nevertheless.

Lovely summer herb flavours of tarragon and fennel with vibrant citrus and tomato stalk notes in behind.

Juicy and vibrant with a zesty tang. Mandarin, summer grasses, lemons, capsicum and a burst of pineapple hlanc. It has Sauvignon Blanc’s pungency but it has a Riesling-like vibe.

Showing 2 of raaura results. Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc There’s a bright citrus tang to this pungent garden salad wine with tomato, capsicum, garden peas and a lemon herb dressing.


Upgrade to Pro Version to view data from the last five years. A subtle sweaty note too. Capsicum said Neil – yes I get that and funky yeast nuances too.

Click rapqura for a historical perpsective of Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand. Simply summer and so juicy and delicious.

Vavasour Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc Wow, this is vivaciously aromatic. A little flinty on the nose with gooseberry, tropical fruit, herbs and stonefruit pushing through. Vineyard area exceeded 26, hectares 64, acres in Jancis Robinson Score and tasting note available to Pro Version users only.

Rapaura Series Sauvignon Blanc

There’s lovely sauviggnon with a touch of oiliness to the texture and a rush of passionfruit on the lasting finish. Passionfruit, melon, gooseberry and cut grass aromas carry through to the bright zingy palate with underlying snow pea, tomato stalk and summer herbs and a refreshing crisp dry finish.

Chock full of ravishing pineapple with the fruit sweetness brought into check by juicy accents of lime and mandarin with a lovely twist of tarragon to the seires fruit finish.

Quite grassy and zesty on first tasting with a flinty, sauvigbon, earthy, herbal finish. Clean and fresh with seamless flow all the way down to the toes. Has complexity, concentration and length. Wairau River Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc Unmistakably Marlborough as we like to know it, this is pungently aromatic and full of tangy vibrant flavours of passionfruit, mango, pineapple and sweet pea.

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Long and lasting with a delicious mouthfilling finish. Acidity is well honed with a honeyed sweetness coming through and the finish is smooth and long. Rich and concentrated with terrific savignon.

A little restrained on the nose for this punchy varietal with tropical fruit, melon and dried grasses coming to mind but makes up for the restraint in the tangy and tasty juicy fruit palate with a soft grassy herbaceousness in behind the vibrant flavours that burst with fleshy citrus vibrancy.

This is picking dtoneleigh a funky character that not only comes from wild yeast ferment in barrel but also from the intriguing developing Sauvignon Blanc notes that come with rapsura little age. Plenty of oomph and lots to enjoy here. Yes, a very zingy fresh finish, almost spritzy. Lake Chalice The Raptor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc This has a lovely, rich, sweet fleshy bouquet of peaches, summery herbs and lemonades. A very ‘alternative’ style — give it a try.


Aromas The nose is pungent, with hints of smokey complexity, vibrant fruit intensity, and upfront passionfruit sauvginon tropical aromas carrying through to the palate.

Stoneleigh Marlborough Rapaura Series Sauvignon Blanc sc There’s a little funky yeast lees character to the grapefruit scent that adds complexity and richness to this creamy wine that has a smoky cut grass pungency infusing the lemon, candied herbs, gooseberry and pineapple flavours. Quite grainy texture with loads and loads of sweaty notes filling the sauivgnon finish.

Stoneleigh Rapaura Series Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Intense passionfruit on the nose with a twist of ztoneleigh, concentrated and powerful to the taste with fresh vibrant, vivacious flavours and a soft, mouthcoating texture.

The nose is pungent, with hints of smokey complexity, vibrant fruit intensity, and upfront passionfruit and tropical aromas carrying through to the palate. Tiki Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc Bright tangy aromas of green passionfruit, pineapple, summer herbs and lime and juicy, fresh fruity flavours with loads of tropical fruit where pineapple sherbet and passionfruit come foremost to mind together with a zesty citrus vibrancy, a lemon basil herbaceousness and a zing of grapefruit on the finish that balances the fruit sweetness perfectly.

Wine Style White – Green and Sauvjgnon. Tropical fruit and pineapple on the nose.

Saint Clair Pioneer Block 1 Foundation Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc On the nose there’s passionfruit, summer herbs and a touch of grapefruit too and it tastes juicy and vibrant with a rounded mouthfeel and terrific fruit intensity with flavours reminiscent of passionfruit, pineapple, limes and mangosteen. This is a great example of ‘leap out of the glass’ aromas — the pungency can be smelt when it is poured to the person next to you.

Cloudy Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc Straw gold in hue with touches of stonefruit and citrus infusing the slightly sweaty herbaceous bouquet, then abundant pineapple, citrus and greengage plum flavours fill the vibrantly tangy palate. Ana Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc sc Made by Eradus Wines the bouquet is passionfruit and gooseberry with a veil of lime, the lime more prominent in the full bodied palate.