Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand
The team at Dusky Sounds harvest the fruit of an enchanted land to assemble clean and vibrant wines with intense flavours and a distinctive regional expression that's recognized and loved throughout the world. Marlborough has its own special environment, native flora and fauna which are truly unique, sunshine and soils that are heaven sent for the creation of Sauvignon Blanc, second to none in the world of lusciously fruit driven white wines. Pristine soils, pure waters and cool maritime winds add the finishing touches to Dusky Sounds Sauvignon Blanc.
Sauvignon Blanc is carefully selected from vineyards in the Wairau and Awatere Valleys of Marlborough. Each block of vines is carefully monitored during ripening to be harvested at optimum ripeness and maturity. The cool nights and ample sunshine extend the ripening period, which is perfect for intensifying flavours and concentrating aromatics in Sauvignon Blanc. Grapes are immediately pressed with minimal skin contact to avoid juice deterioration, treated to a spell of cold settling followed by a cool vinification in temperature controlled fermenters. Upon completion, components are stabilized, assembled into the finished wine and prepared for bottling.
Pale straw colour. Lifted notes of guava, grapefruit and touch of green bean. Delicate gooseberry and passionfruit characters extend onto the palate, succulent, full of tropical flavours and ripe citrus notes, before a crisp, fresh finish. Very ready whilst young and fresh, to serve slightly chilled alongside scallops and oysters, grilled fishes or soft wet cheese.