Walnut Block Sauvignon Blanc Nutcracker 2019 Organic, Marlborough
Nutcracker Sauvignon Blanc is an outstanding example of Marlborough's most highly regarded grape variety. Handpicked from our oldest vines, this limited-release Sauvignon Blanc displays delicacy and finesse while capturing the intense characters for which Marlborough is famous.
Handpicked from our oldest vines, this limited release Sauvignon Blanc displays delicacy and finesse while capturing the intense characters Marlborough is famous for. Concentrated aromas and flavours of tropical fruits and ripe citrus are revealed on a richly texture palate. Fine acidity gives the wine beautiful balance and length.
Certified Organic by BioGro New Zealand Located in Marlborough’s premium Rapaura sub region the grapes are grown on the Scott Henry divided canopy system which provides excellent sunlight penetration without leaf plucking. The vines are shoot thinned to maintain low yields and ensure even ripening
Harvest & Winemaking
The grapes are handpicked then gently whole bunched pressed. 30% is fermented in old barrel using wild yeasts giving the wine greater depth and complexity. 70% is fermented in stainless steel using cultured yeast to capture the lively fresh aromas and fruit purity. Four months yeast lees contact adds weight and richness to the palate. Cellaring potential – drinks well now and will mature gracefully over several years.
Total acidity 7.2 g/l
Residual sugar 3.28 g/l