Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand
A perennial wine show performer, Goldwater is consistently praised by notable reviewers as one of the finest Sauvignon Blanc to be found anywhere. The philosophy is simple, great wines are born in the vineyard. Goldwater combine old world traditional viticultural practices with modern day methodology to achieve outstanding, world class efforts. Careful site selection, sustainable land management and meticulous vineyard management, including innovative trellising and low yields, translate into crops of the highest quality Sauvignon Blanc.
From ultra premium vineyards in Wairau valley, chosen to reflect the vibrancy and clean fruit flavours of the very finest Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. A close husbanding of vines combined with careful canopy manipulation, leaf plucking and shoot thinning, yields harvests exhibiting consistent ripeness. Flavour development is aided by cool nights during the critical ripening period leading up to harvest. Fruit is treated to a cool vinification in controlled fermenters to retain freshness and regional charm. Selections of yeasts are chosen to build subtle complexity, the wine remains on yeast lees several months to build body, texture and mouthfeel.
Pale straw gold hue. Intensely aromatic and fragrant aromas of passionfruit, grapefruit and rock melon, subtle citrus notes contribute further lift. The elegant, pure Goldwater style of palate displaying real intensity without being aggressive. Rich ripe flavours meld with tropical and citrus fruits. A crisp mouth feel is well balanced by an elegant, long finish. Drink now while young and vibrant, Goldwater mates beautifully with all fresh faire.