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Waipara Springs, Sauvignon Blanc, Waipara, 2021

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Waipara Springs, Sauvignon Blanc, Waipara, 2021

Waipara, about 35 miles north of Christchurch, lies far to the south of Marlborough, but the wines here are proof that this region, with perfect clay / limestone soils, can rival Marlborough as a source of top quality Sauvignon Blanc. Waipara... Read More

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Waipara Springs, Sauvignon Blanc, Waipara, 2021

ColourWhite

RegionWaipara

GrowerWaipara Springs

Grape VarietySauvignon Blanc

Vintage2021

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureScrewcap

CodeWAI121

Style

Dry

Dry > Sweet

Sauvignon Blanc

Origins      

  • Probably in Bordeaux region
  • Parent of red grape Cabernet Sauvignon (established by DNA analysis)

Characteristics

  • Vigorous plant, so can be too leafy and overproductive
  • Aromas and flavours described as: herbaceous, grassy and nettley; Gooseberries; but can also show more tropical fruits...
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Waipara Springs, Sauvignon Blanc, Waipara, 2021

Waipara, about 35 miles north of Christchurch, lies far to the south of Marlborough, but the wines here are proof that this region, with perfect clay / limestone soils, can rival Marlborough as a source of top quality Sauvignon Blanc. Waipara Springs was the pioneer here, with its first plantings in 1982. Exhibiting intense pink grapefruit flavour with a lingering, crisp finish. Drink now-2023

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