Auntsfield Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Magnum

Marlborough
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98/100 points - Cameron Douglas MW 

Classis mix of fresh and dried herbs, fine citrus and tropical passion fruit and peach hints. Encapsulates what's at the heart of Marlborough's Sauvignon Blanc message - energy, precise attack and flavours that last. Classic.

98/100 points - Bob Campbell  

Weighty, quite intense red capsicum, gooseberry and nectarine flavours, also showing impressive purity and length. Rich and flavoursome with typical weight and concentration for a wine from this clay-rich-sub-region. Tropical fruit, passion fruit, guava and apricot flavours plus a seasoning of brioche. It's quite a mouthful.

98/100 points - Melanie Brown 

Beautifully poised and extravagant: gooseberry, green grass and elderflower, crunch acid and harmonious, good length. Yum!

Taste & Aroma

Cameron Douglas MW "Classis mix of fresh and dried herbs, fine citrus and tropical passion fruit and peach hints. Encapsulates what's at the heart of Marlborough's Sauvignon Blanc message - energy, precise attack and flavours that last. Classic." 98/100 points

Bob Campbell MW "Weighty, quite intense red capsicum, gooseberry and nectarine flavours, also showing impressive purity and length. Rich and flavoursome with typical weight and concentration for a wine from this clay-rich-sub-region. Tropical fruit, passion fruit, guava and apricot flavours plus a seasoning of brioche. It's quite a mouthful." 98/100 points

Melanie Brown "Beautifully poised and extravagant: gooseberry, green grass and elderflower, crunch acid and harmonious, good length. Yum!" 98/100 points

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Region

New Zealand is split between the North Island and South Island and the Marlborough region is situated in the North of the South Island. The climate here is the hottest in the country meaning that this wine producing region is expanding quickly. Of course, Sauvignon Blanc does well here and is increasingly becoming more and more popular due to its naturally herbaceous character and lean and refreshing style much loved by Western wine drinkers. Wineries Greywacke and Dog Point both have delicious Sauvignon Blanc wines with typical Marlborough characteristics. Red wines, mainly Pinot Noir also grow well in this region and an excellent example of a Pinot Noir from this area is the Akitu Pinot Noir which comes highly recommended from Vinorium staff!

Glassware

Glassware

Zalto Denk-Art Universal Glass

For full-bodied to powerful wines, which are expressive but also show minerality and smooth character. Accentuates complexity and finesse.
Ideal for: All types of Wine. Great as a small Red Wine Glass or an all round White Wine Glass. Adequate for Rosé too. Espeically good for: Chardonnay, Chianti, Riesling and ‘Smaragd’ – wines from the Wachau.

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