The nose exhibits zesty citrus characters which then give way to more dominant tropical fruit characters, passionfruit and mango. On the palate herbaceous, bone dry with crisp acidity, silken texture and a lengthy finish. Classic Marlborough Sauvignon.
Late Spring frosts or early Autumn frosts. Over the summer period the days are warm (25-30C) without being overly hot, and in the evening the temperature drops considerably.
The soil here is a mixture of gravel and sandy loam areas with some clay components
a mixture of both hand picking and machine harvesting is used to pick the Sauvignon Blanc grapes. After immediate pressing, all of the juice is cold settled for 48 hours, then racked, with gross lees separated Maturation: stainless steel (95%), in addition 5% into one year old French oak barriques, allowed to ferment and age for six months on lees prior to being back blended with the main portion. Lightly filtered prior to bottling.