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Clarence River Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Marlborough, New Zealand

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International Wine Challenge 2016 Commended

Tasting Notes

A modern classic, this Marlborough Sauvignon has an intense elderflower aroma and complementary flavours of crisp granny smith, grapefruit and gooseberry together with a fresh enticing finish.

Food Matches

Canapés & Salads & Fish & Shellfish

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2017

Style Crisp, Dry Whites

Country New Zealand

Region Marlborough

Grower Name Clarence River

Grape Variety Sauvignon Blanc

ABV 12.50%

Closure Screw Cap

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16143540

Grower

Clarence River

Clarence River

Named after one of the purest rivers to be found anywhere in the world, this Clarence River Sauvignon Blanc is the very expression of the variety grown on vineyards, which bask in the bright light and cool air of Marlborough in New Zealand's South Island. The wine is shipped to us in bulk before being bottled right here in the UK. This not only reduces the Carbon… Read More

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Region

Marlborough

Marlborough

Marlborough lies at the northern-most tip of New Zealand's South Island, and is the largest of the country's wine-producing regions. The local geography consists of a large, flat river valley with deep deposits of silt and gravel, however, significant variations in soil type in specific sites gives the terroir great diversity. The best sites feature shallow, stony… Read More

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Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a high quality white grape whose spiritual home is France, and more specifically the Loire Valley, where it produces crisp, acidic wines with green and citrus fruit flavours, and a hallmark streak of minerality in the best examples.In more recent years, the variety has been adopted by New Zealand as their signature white variety, showing concentrated… Read More

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International Wine Challenge 2016 Commended
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