Matariki Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Sauvignon Blanc from Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Price: $17.99
Item No. 80580
  • W&S91
  • WE90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • WE87
  • 2000
  • WS87

Winemaker's Notes

100% Hawke's Bay Sauvignon Blanc, this wine shows ripe passionfruit and delicate tropical fruit aromas and hints of gooseberry. Delicious fresh wine with a lovely balance of acid and fruit sweetness. The finish is lively and lingering. Perfect to have as an aperitif or with pan fried snapper or tempura oysters

Colour: Straw with green tinges and brilliant clarity

Aroma: Ripe passionfruit with complex delicate tropical fruit aromas and hints of gooseberry.

Palate: Delicious fresh wine with a lovely balance of acid and fruit sweetness. The finish is lively and lingering. Perfect to have as an aperitif or with seafood and salads.

Learn About Matariki Map ItMap It

Matariki is a family owned Hawkes Bay winery born from a passionate belief of the proprietors, John and Rosemary O’Connor, that great wines are made in the vineyard. In 1981, they instinctively recognized the potential of Gimblett Road in Hawkes Bay as a unique and exceptional wine-producing area.

Now, as owners of the largest individual vineyard in Gimblett Road, they are proud to be a part of what is described as "one of the best vineyard areas in the country" and which produces numerous national and international award-winning wines.

Learn About Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay is the second largest wine region, following Marlborough. The area is known for its shmorgasborg of different microclimates and soils. Gimblett Gravels, while sounding like a character out of Lord of the Rings, is a soil and a district in the area. Gimblett Gravels are a gravelly mix that absorb and retain heat, much like the soils of Graves in Bordeaux or Chateauneuf du...

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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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