Sparkling light, yellow color with green nuance. Dusty nose with aromas of lime, gooseberries, watermelon and passion fruit. Lively mouth with lots of mineral properties that literally make the mouth water. Typical New-Zealand Sauvignon that combines all its seductive aspects. Delicious style that can please many tastes.
Easy drinker being the ideal partner on a sunny terrace, but also fits perfectly with pure fish dishes such as ceviche, fried swordfish and seafood. Also not to be missed with summer salads, soft cheeses, goat cheese and asparagus.
Warm dry summers with cool nights and cold winters. This guarantees tasty and easy wines with many aromatic qualities. (Totara=A legendary native tree with many qualities and traits that can grow over 100 feet (30 meters) in height and up to 1,000 years old.)
Wairau Valley. Loamy soils with clay and stones. A mix of different northern oriented vineyards. No use of chemical sprays and pesticides.
The grapes are picked and fermented under cool conditions. The different vineyards are fermented together, 99% in stainless steel barrels and 1% in French wooden barrels to give a little extra dimension to the aromatic, fresh fruit. After 2-3 months rest in the bottle, the wine is marketed.