Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Allan Scott Family Winemakers vineyards are largely planted on the stony, free draining mid-Wairau Valley river flats. The vineyards are sustainably managed and with the care given during the growing season to produce some of the world’s greatest Sauvignon Blanc wines. The wines tend to be beautifully structured, with lighter aromatics than expected off the heavier clay soils of the lower Wairau plain. 

The grapes are machine harvested and immediately pressed in the cool of the night. The juice is maintained at cool temperatures to ensure the aromatics are not lost. Cleared juice is then fermented to dryness at cool temperatures with specifically selected yeasts. The best wine tanks were blended and finished for bottling.

Wine Production

The highly skilled team at the winery have produced another fantastic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes are machine harvested and immediately pressed in the cool of the night. The juice is maintained at cool temperatures to ensure the aromatics are not lost. Cleared juice is then fermented to dryness at cool temperatures with specifically selected yeasts. They then selected the pick of the tanks for blending into a wonderful fresh expression for bottling.

Tasting Notes

Fresh, zesty, juicy and full, this fruit driven new world style wine will excite the senses without the racy overload. Tropical fruit with a fresh herbaceous character balanced with zesty passionfruit and a dry finish, this wine will take you straight back to the warmer summer days.

Food Pairing

Always sensational with fresh Marlborough seafood, or try with all types of Pacific Rim fare.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Millstone/Omaka/ Moorlands
Vineyard size
83 acres
Soil composition
Gravel and Silty-Loam
Training method
VSP Cane-pruned
Elevation
80 feet
Vines/acre
808
Average Vine Age
30
Yield/acre
7 tons
Exposure
Full Exposure
Year vineyard planted
1985
Harvest time
April
First vintage of this wine
1989
Bottles produced of this wine
450,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation
16 days
Fermentation temperature
55 °F
Malolactic fermentation
None
Fining agent
Vegan
Type of aging container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of bottle aging
1 month
Sustainability Certification
SWMP
Analytical Data
Alcohol
12.5 %
pH level
3.17
Residual sugar
3.3g/L g/L
Acidity
7.9 g/L

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