Thornbury Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

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Item No. 80582
  • white wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • WS91
  • W&S88

Winemaker's Notes

2004 is a milestone year for Thornbury Sauvignon Blanc, with the long awaited introduction of our first fruit from the Waihopai Valley. In isolation the fruit from the Waihopai Valley can produce wines that have bracing acidity and lifted citrus aromas, however when blended with the fruit from our Wairau Valley and the Awatere Valley vineyards it produces a wine with complex aromatics and great depth of flavour. Each of these valleys is a sub region within the greater Marlborough appellation and each provides its own valuable attributes to the final blend.

The Awatere Valley gives perfume floral aromas and a firm steely backbone to the palate. The Wairau Valley offers pungent tropical fruit aromas and luscious mid-palate weight, and the Waihopai valley contributes citrus/passionfruit overtones with bright acidity to keep the wine lively.

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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