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Tohu Whenua Awa Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2018

New Zealand, Awatere Valley
Sauvignon Blanc
Price code B
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DT

Dan Taylor
Export / Sales Manager, Kono NZ LP

NC

Nicola Clay
Kono NZ LP

Description

• aromas of tomato leaf and fresh tropical fruits • a full palate of passionfruit, guava, grapefruit and hints of herbaceous nettle • mouth-watering minerality and intense fruit concentration • fresh, juicy, and persistent finish

Certifications

Vegetarian

Alcohol

13.0%

Analytical data

dry

3.95 g/l residual sugar
7.6 g/l acidity
3.29 pH

Vineyard

Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand. Arapoto (Short Path) Block. Planted 2002. 5.06ha. Stafford moderately deep silt loam soil.

Vinification

• harvested using a modern machine harvester in the early morning when the grapes were cool • pressed into stainless steel tanks for cold settling, before being gently racked and inoculated with a select yeast to naturally enhance the aromatic and flavour profiles of the wine • fermentation was carried out at a cool temperature lasting 21 days until cool stopped • left to settle on yeast lees for a short period before being racked again into stainless steel tanks for maturation, ready for bottling without the need for fining • bottled December 2018 – 12,000 bottles produced

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