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Amisfield - Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Information

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Wine Region: Central Otago
  • Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.3%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Food Matching

Food Matching

This is a serious Sauvignon that is ideally suited to fresh seafood or with artisan cheeses such as chevre.

Duty/Vat Paid
JS: 91 (2017)

Wine tasting notes

Bright and expressive nose with tropical notes of pineapple and mango. The palate is filled with fresh passion fruit and has vibrancy and texture that leads to a dry finish.

Winery Information

Amisfield

Set against the backdrop of the majestic Pisa mountain range, Amisfield is one of the largest single estate vineyards in Central Otago. Spurred on by fond memories of childhood holidays in Central Otago, Amisfield founder John Darby was determined to master this breathtaking yet often unforgiving high country, convinced that this dramatic landscape presented the perfect environment for cool-climate viticulture. After an exhaustive search he discovered Amisfield Farm, formerly a merino sheep.. read more

Expert Reviews

James Suckling (2017)91 pts

This has strong personality, boosted by bright limes and lit by bright acidity. Passion-fruit tang to close. Drink now. Screw cap.

Vinification Notes

Individual parcels of fruit were destemmed and fermented separately at cool temperatures in stainless steel tanks, using various combinations of selected yeasts. Two parcels of late harvested fruit was whole bunch pressed