Ata Rangi Martinborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017
There is a creaminess to the texture, derived from the portion of barrel fermentation.
The Ata Rangi vineyards are situated in Wairarapa, just north of Wellington. The grapes for this wine come from Lismore, Waiora, Walnut Ridge, Hau Ariki Marae and Sutherlands Block. Vineyard husbandry is important to Ata Rangi, including leaf plucking to keep the canopies open. Yields are typically low due to the cool, windy spring weather which affects fruit set and the lean, stony soils which are low in vigour and fertility. The vineyards are in conversion to organic certification and are accredited as 100% sustainable.
This is a very expressive Sauvignon Blanc. It shows more lemon, lime and passion fruit aromas, with a flinty character and a twist of mint. There is a creaminess to the texture, derived from the portion of barrel fermentation.
|Country Of Origin||New Zealand|
|Serving Suggestion||Serve Chilled|
|Food Pairing||Fish, Poultry, Shellfish|