Te Mata `Cape Crest` Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (6 x 750mL), Hawke's Bay, NZ.

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Cape Crest ’14 is a blend of 87% sauvignon blanc, 10% semillon, and 3% sauvignon gris. Closed with leading technology ‘DIAM’ corks. A technical cork, these eliminate any possibility of cork taint and, when Cape Crest is well cellared, they provide consistent evolution for every bottle. Cape Crest ’14 will continue to develop in bottle for five years from harvest.

NZ - Hawke's Bay
New Zealand

Expert Reviews

El smootho. Lime, banana split topped with almond, floral and herbal top notes, touch of toasty spiced oak. Glides through the mouth with a creamy gloss, but has a passionfruit and grapefruit tang, light chalkiness and a pretty finish – crunch of grapefruit and toast – long too. Beautifully turned out. Rating 94 - Drink by 2020, Gary Walsh, winefront.com.au (MAR/2016).

The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Cape Crest offers a very expressive, tropical nose with notes of guava, pineapple and green mango over cedar and dried herbs. Ripe, lush and with tons of tropical flavor on the medium-bodied palate, this is an opulent style of Sauvignon with a finish that goes on and on. Rating 90+ - Drink by 2018, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (DEC/2015).

Winery Tasting Notes


A tropical dream of passionfruit, guava and lime. Enticing layers of toasted almonds and freshly baked brioche.


With beautifully-integrated oak, the generous palate is lifted by hints of honeysuckle, nectarine and grapefruit. Refreshing, fruity, complex and elegant – this is signature Cape Crest – the best ever made. Stunning.

NZ - Hawke's Bay
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Cork closure

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Te Mata Estate is New Zealand’s oldest winery, dating from the early 1890s. It is a New Zealand family-owned winery – a true estate, specialising in grape growing and winemaking from its nine Hawke’s Bay vineyards. It is acknowledged as one of only five icon wineries in New Zealand.

Under the direction of John Buck, Te Mata Estate has, over nearly thirty years, produced a stunning array of red and white wines including famous labels such as Coleraine, Awatea cabernets/merlots, Bullnose syrah, Elston chardonnay, Cape Crest sauvignon blanc and, launched in 2009, Zara viognier. Te Mata Estate has also developed a unique single vineyard from which it produces its Woodthorpe wines.

Te Mata Estate makes wines from hand-harvested grapes from its own vineyards. These vineyards are all located in Hawkes Bay (within 40 minutes drive of the winery) and under the direct control of Te Mata Estate’s viticultural team.

Total land area: 600 acres (240 hectares). Total planted vineyard area: 300 acres (120 hectares).

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