Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc Paretai 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

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Item No. 93765
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • RP89
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • WS93
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Winemaker's Notes

Almost clear with a subtle green hue, the nose is classic Marlborough – passionfruit, generous tropical characters, a gentle touch of "sweat", all underpinned with steely minerality. The palate is linear and long, chalky acidity, generous fruit and mineral characters combine to form a complete palate, layered and expressive. A delight to drink in its youth.

A wonderful match when served with New Zealand green lipped mussels, served with a coriander broth lightly spiced with chili.

Learn About Matua Valley Map ItMap It

While Bill and Ross Spence were the sons of a winemaking father, but decided not to follow his winemaking path. They began in a ragged tin shed in West Auckland, in 1974. The wines they released from that first vintage immediately placed them amongst the leading group of innovative winemakers. Chardonnay and Gamay Teinturier were not common varieties in New Zealand at that time,...

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Learn About Marlborough

(mahrl-bore-oh) Grass-fed Wines Sitting pretty on the northern tip of New Zealand's south island, Marlborough has become synonymous with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. As well it should be - Marlborough is the primary region for those delicious, citrusy, summer-lovin' wines with vibrant acidity and pungent, grassy, grapefruit flavors. Sauvignon Blanc is the main grape here;...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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