Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (6 x 750mL), Marlborough, NZ.

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Overview

The unique terroir where the Stoneleigh Vineyards lie defines the wine’s independent qualities. Located on the northern side of the Wairau Valley, in close proximity to Marlborough’s main river, the Wairau, the vignerons have located the vineyards on shallow rock and gravel-exposed soils. These soils, low in nutrient and water-holding capacity, coupled with the terroir’s warmer climate and high rainfall, add up to produce a wine with its own unique sense of ‘place’.

The winemaker has harvested the fruit at peak intensity, looking for both fresh and ripe fruit properties. With minimal winemaking intervention this wine is able to express its own unique qualities.

Region:
NZ - Marlborough
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

This vibrant and lively Stoneleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is light straw in colour with subtle green highlights.

Aroma

It displays lifted tropical fruit aromas, with the dominance of passionfruit, citrus blossom and grapefruit.

Palate

This follows through to a palate that features ripe tropical fruit, melon and stonefruit flavours with a complex minerality that is balanced by a tight and fresh acidity.

Cellaring Potential

This wine is best enjoyed whilst it is young and exuberant.

Food Matching

Serve slightly chilled on its own or with delicate white meat or seafood dishes.

Medals & Trophies

Gold Medal, Marlborough Wine Show 2014

Vintage
2014
Region
NZ - Marlborough
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13%

Winery Profile

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The unique terroir, where the Stoneleigh vineyards lie, defines the wine's independent qualities.

Located on the northern side of the Wairau valley, in close proximity to Marlborough's main river, the Wairau, the vignerons have located the vineyards on deep, infertile gravel beds covered in smooth ‘sunstones'. These sunstones reflect the sun's heat during the day, assisting ripening, whilst cool nights maintain intense fruit flavours. These factors combine to produce a wine with its own unique ‘place'.

The winemaker has harvested the fruit at peak intensity looking for both fresh and ripe fruit properties. By minimising winemaking intervention, the wine is able to express perfectly its unique origin.

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