Little Beauty Sauvignon Blanc 2017/2018, Marlborough
|Style||Big flavour, powerful and aromatic. Citrus, gooseberry and passionfruit. Better with food - needs a big flavour to match it.|
|Grape||100% Sauvignon Blanc.|
|Food||Goats cheese salad, asparagus, avocado or grilled red peppers, fresh tomato salads, salads with fennel, mango or papaya. Grilled swordfish.|
|Awards||Gold - Europe&Japan, Best NZ white - Texsom, USA|
Passion fruit, gooseberry, wild flowers, elderflowers, honey dew melon combine with tomato leaf, grapefruit and flint. Uplifting.
Single Vineyard, Waihopai Valley, Marlborough. Sub-region: ‘Southern Valleys’. Grown on two terraces and three different areas within the single vineyard. The lower terraces contain stony silt loam soils with fine sandy loam topsoil and gravels over alluvial gravels. Considerable stone is evident in the topsoil profile. Upper terraces contain friable silt loams over blocky silt loams on gravels.
2017: First Class - British Airways
2018: Proudly listed at the gorgeous 3* Michelin La Pergola, Italy.