Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc 1998

Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand

Price: $15.99
Item No. 1864
  • WS86
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • WS87
  • RP86
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1998 vintage was one of the warmest, driest ripening seasons in Marlborough for many years, which has resulted in a beautifully ripe and intensely flavoured Sauvignon Blanc. The bouquet displays vibrant tropical fruit and capsicum; flavours which also follow onto the palate. The rich fruit and herbaceous flavours on the palate combine with a crisp dry finish.

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Since the launch of the Stoneleigh Vineyard range in 1986, wines from every vintage have won awards. The exceptional success and quality of the range is due to both the unique terroir of the area and the outstanding skills of its winemaker. Stoneleigh Vineyard lies on the banks of the Wairau River in Marlborough. The low yielding stony soils, high hours of sunshine and cool winter months combine to produce a unique microclimate perfect for producing premium wine grapes.

Learn About Other New Zealand

A few other New Zealand areas include the region of Auckland, high up on the North Island, Nelson, sitting to the west of Marlborough, and Canterbury, just under Waipara on the South Island. Most wines in New Zealand will come from a designated area and say so on the label. Notable Facts Auckland was one of the first wine growing regions of the country, but now produces...

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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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