Rock Ferry The Corners Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Vineyard:

Rock Ferry The Corners Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Region:

Rapaura, Wairau Plains, Marlborough

Viticulture:

Our aim in the vineyard is to grow the best fruit we can so it can speak of its home and express its personality. To do this you need healthy vines and soil. By practicing organics and incorporating some biodynamic principles we believe we are doing our best to help achieve this and let our vineyards evolve and speak as they would like.

Winemaking:

The grapes are hand harvested and whole bunch pressed. The free run juice is fermented in seasoned French oak using indigenous yeast. The wine is then matured (including 8% new French oak barriques) on lees for 8 months prior to blending and bottling.

Tasting notes:

The wine shows concentrated gooseberry and tropical fruit aromas, complemented by subtle oak and mineral nuances. The palate is full bodied and seamless with a creamy texture derived from extended lees contact.

Technical:

Alc 14.0% pH 3.22 TA 7.6 RS Dry

Winemaker:

Allan McWilliams

Review:

NZ Organic Wine Library Stock Awards - Champion Sauvignon Blanc - Gold