2016 Ata Rangi Sauvignon Blanc
Martinborough, New Zealand
Always lush and full with loads of spirit, this vintage also has wonderful contributions from a partial barrel ferment and time on the lees. Hints of lemon and passionfruit tickle the tongue.
$20.69 as part of a mixed case.
24+ bottles available circa 8/16
"Stone fruit and citrus characters dominate in this release, with lovely tropical nuances of guava and papaya also vying for attention. A hint of fennel bulb and a twist of mint join the party, while the flinty minerality steers the fine, dry finish to a long and satisfying conclusion. Hand-picked, hand-sorted fruit and time on lees are all integral to achieving this more textural and restrained style of Sauvignon Blanc."
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