Tablelands Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Sauvignon Blanc from Martinborough, New Zealand
Pale Yellow color. Medium intensity aromas, youthful, gooseberry, fresh cut grass, citrus fruits. In the mouth, it is a light-Medium Bodied, dry, medium-high acidity, moderate intensity, mineral, grapefruit, herbaceous, medium finish.
Wine Spectator - "Wonderfully bright and refreshing, with citrus, ripe pear and yellow apple flavors that are round and detailed, with spice and apple blossom notes. Balances fleshy ripeness and refreshing acidity. Drink now."
The Tablelands Wine Company was born in the heart of the Big Apple back in January of 2009. Once New Yorkers had a taste there was no stopping the demand that followed. They are now in over 400 accounts in the New York area being poured at top establishments such as Megu Japanese, Blue Ribbon,Lure, Soho House, Saxon and Parole to name a few. Their philosophy however is 'Wine to the People' and this is evident with Tablelands being enjoyed in a wide variety of all accounts in the New York Area. Cheers!
What makes Tablelands different? Both Simon and Magnus have family wine in their DNA with a combined 20 years of in depth experience in the US market. Tablelands is named after the Riddiford ancestral home in Martinborough. That combination of New Zealand roots and US expertise gives the Tablelands wine company an edge when communicating to customers in the market. Sophisticated with charming kiwi authenticity. View all Tablelands Wines
Situated on the southern tip of the North Island, Martinborough is just across the strait from Marlborough. Martinborough is a town, as well as a region within Wairarapa, which, in turn, is located within the region of Wellington. Just to add more confusion, Wellington is also the name of the city there, the capital of New Zealand. Sometimes the names of these three regions are interchanged, but know that all three names mean the wine has come from the bottom tip of New Zealand's North Island.
Notable FactsThe grape making the most splash from the area is Pinot Noir. It is the region's most planted variety and the one getting the most attention. However, being that it's the neighbor of Sauvignon Blanc land, Marlborough, it uses these climate similarities to produce delicious wines from that grape as well.
About New ZealandThe country of New Zealand is about 1000 miles from the coast of Australia. It consists of two long islands, end to end, that are approximately the same length as California. Most of the country's climate is maritime due to the abundant coastline. The northern island is warmer and wetter, while the southern island is cooler and dryer. The most popular grapes of New Zealand are Sauvignon Blanc (made most famous by the bright, crisp wines coming out of Marlborough), Chardonnay and the ever-growing Pinot Noir.
Customer ReviewsSign In to Add Your Review3.53.7 out of 5 stars
12 ratings, 2 with reviews31/25/2013Was pleasantly surprised.Ian Emerson - Madison, WI41/1/2012Dam - New York, NY312/2/2011himay - Minneapolis, MN411/30/2011Kevin Koltzau - Valley Stream, NY110/28/2011stretch555 - Hoboken, NJ49/11/201139/11/2011
Funky afterstate, but tastes good after a few sips...58/30/201155/21/201145/8/201145/8/201145/7/2011
- Fruity & Smooth