Forefathers Wax Eye Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2002

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

Price: $13.99
Item No. 57434
  • WS89

Winemaker's Notes

This vintage was a more typical harvest, that featured long hang time for great flavor development. The cooler, longer harvest accentuates the spicy, citrus elements. This, combined with the naturally balanced acid, gives this wine a long structure and great texture making it a refined and delicate, classic Sauvignon Blanc. Since, our first vintage in 1998, this is the most interesting.

This Sauvignon Blanc offers citrus, stone fruit (peach) and pear characters both in aroma and taste. The wine is fully textural with good fruit and body in the mid palate. The finish, being a little more structural, gives excellent length and delivery.

Learn About Forefathers

Yolyn and Nick Goldschmidt are owner/vintners, and Nick is the winemaker. The winery offices are located in Healdsburg. Both originally from New Zealand, Yolyn and Nick have spent time living and working in the wine areas of New Zealand, Australia and South America. Nick and Yolyn present their innovative way of wine making and wine presentation through several brands under...

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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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