Pale yellow with brilliant clarity. Aromas of tropical fruit including pineapple, passion fruit, and guava. Flinty minerality with herbal notes of nettles and freshly cut tomato plant. Fresh, crisp and clean with zesty flavors of ripe tropical fruits, especially passion fruit and pineapple with subtle hints of nettle. The wine has excellent presence and mouthfeel, with balanced acidity and a generous finish. Enjoyable on its own as an apéritif, or pairs well with any lighter seafood dish, lemon herb chicken, or summer salads.
With bright, pure flavors and a fun-loving personality, every glass of our dazzling Sauvignon Blanc echoes the spectacular natural beauty of New Zealands South Island. Zesty citrus aromas lead to layers of passion fruit, grapefruit and gooseberry flavors, followed by a clean, refreshing finish. Its exquisite on its own or paired with lighter fare.
The Icon philosophy is to employ the best fruit, from the best vineyard sites each vintage. The wine style is a culmination of the past few years' research on specific viticulture techniques, special attention to vineyard sites and a wine-making emphasis on fruit structure and balance. The wine has the expected traditional Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc bouquet of gooseberries, nettles and rich herbal characters complemented by an overlay of ripe tropical fruit. The palate is complex, strongly varietal with endless mouth feel finishing clean and balanced. Brilliantly focused flavor. Classic, classy Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Consistent International medal winner.
Brilliant fruit flavors and intense varietal character are the hallmarks of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc. Often reminiscent of gooseberries, lychees and other tropical fruits, the intense flavors of this exuberant wine are backed up with bracing acidity. Vinification methods retain the freshness of the distinctive fruit characteristics with a portion barrel-fermented to enhance palate structure. Enjoy this wine in its youth for its startlingly fresh, racy aromas and tangy, flavorsome palate.
Brancott Estate Flight Song Sauvignon Blanc shows fragrant lemongrass aromas with an almost pungent tomato leaf intensity. On the palette the sweetness of these flavors is balanced with pink grapefruit-like acidity.
Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc comes from the cool Marlborough valley of New Zealand. Here the grapes mature slowly, giving them complexity and a vibrant zing, reminiscent of your grandmas lemon chiffon cupcake. The flavors are integrated, delighting the senses with Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite. This wine pairs well with oysters on a half shell or with a rich and succulent Lobster Risotto.
Brancott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is a fruit-driven wine crafted in a style which epitomizes the character and flavor of the Marlborough region. It justly deserves its international reputation for quality and consistency. A benchmark of New Zealand varietal winemaking.
Pale lemon in color, with green hues and brilliant clarity. Aroma: A vibrant bouquet of citrus and tropical fruits, with hints of cut grass and capsicum. Palate: A wine of charm, elegance and style, the palate has excellent weight and mouthfeel. Showing concentrated tropical fruit flavors of grapefruit, lemon and pineapple, with layers of muted herbal characters. The crisp, balanced freshness of the palate extends into a lingering, refreshing finish.
Vibrant aromatics of bright citrus, a crisp edge of minerality and sweet herbs elegantly tease the refined acidity and refreshing finish that define iconic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
Stone fruit and guava with fresh, aromatic herbal notes. The palate is brimming with zingy fruit that is balanced with a long, crisp, mineral finish.