Single Vineyard - Hand Picked
Grown on the stony, free draining alluvial soils of Conders Bend, Central Wairau Valley.
Cool stainless steel fermentation. 2% wild, barrel ferment.
Sight: Light lemon and a bright clarity.
Smell: Fresh lime, capsicum and herbs make way for honeydew melon and gentle guava.
Taste: Complex and approachable. A fresh, medium bodied Sauvignon Blanc packed with citrus, succulence and structure. Lingering grapefruit rounds off our expression of a Marlborough classic.
Pairing: Serve well chilled and share with friends and a picnic.
Cellaring: Ready now!
RS: 2.36g/L / Alc: 13.0% / TA: 6.9g/L / pH: 3.26
Location: Bladen Vineyard, Conders Bend Road, Marlborough.
Soils: Silty loam over free draining gravels.
Harvest Date: 4th April, 2022.
Winemaker: Pierre Vienings.