Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc 2017
100% Sauvignon Blanc fruit grown in the Marlborough region. Meticulous viticultural practices include low cropping and hand-harvested grapes.
Fruit was hand-picked from eight of Dog Point's own vineyards within the Wairau Valley. Cropped at an average of 7.5 tonnes/hectare, the fruit was whole bunch pressed, cold settled before fermentation, with 2 to 3 months ageing in stainless steel tanks. A portion was fermented using indigenous yeast. Bottled without fining.
Vibrant perfumed Sauvignon Blanc characterised by freshly squeezed citrus and dried herbs. The palate is juicy with fresh, upfront acidity followed by a soft, round texture.
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18.5+/20 POINTS (5 STARS) - Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, Oct 2017
TOP 2017 SAUVIGNON BLANC (Marlborough) - Bob Campbell MW Wine Reviews, Nov 2017
JOHN SAKER'S PICK OF THE MARLBOROUGH 2017 SAUVIGNON BANCS - Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand's most popular news site), Food+Wine section, Nov 2017
93 POINTS - James Suckling Wine Reviews
"Pungent passion fruit and fragrant melon, Tahitian lime citrus, this really takes sauvignon to another place for Marlborough, exposing the edgy, exciting and minerally possibilities whilst embracing the rampant intensity of fruit. Great acid, mouth-watering from front to back."