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Family Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

This Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is consistently produced in a fuller, riper, softer style that develops well. Clean, fresh and tropical, with fruit from several vineyards situated throughout the Marlborough wine region.

Select Vintage

2016

Grape:

Sauvignon Blanc

Region:

Marlborough

Recommended Food:

This classic Babich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc screams out for seafood (think fresh oysters)!

Recommended Cellaring:

Best enjoyed while young.

Production Notes:

After harvest at our Marlborough vineyards the grapes were quickly crushed and pressed into stainless steel tanks where the juice was fermented at controlled cool temperatures to capture the intense varietal flavours. After extensive tasting trials by the winemakers, the wine was blended, finished and bottled.

Technical Notes:

Alcohol: 13.0%
TA: 6.6g/l
pH: 3.2
Residual Sugar: 3.1g/l

Tasting Notes:

Tropical fruits and lime. The palate shows stone fruits with passionfruit, blackcurrant and a touch of grapefruit. A dry lingering finish.

2015

Region:

Marlborough

Recommended Food:

This classic Babich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc screams out for seafood (think fresh oysters)!

Recommended Cellaring:

Best enjoyed while young.

Production Notes:

After harvest at our Marlborough vineyards the grapes were quickly crushed and pressed into stainless steel tanks where the juice was fermented at controlled cool temperatures to capture the intense varietal flavours. After extensive tasting trials by the winemakers, the wine was blended, finished and bottled.

Technical Notes:

Alcohol: 13.0%
TA: 6.6g/l
pH: 3.2
Residual Sugar: 3.1g/l

Tasting Notes:

Typically pungent with grapefruit, latana and blackcurrant. The entry is sweet-fruited and juice with tropical fruits and blackcurrant. Balance is fresh and lingering.

2014

Region:

Marlborough

Recommended Food:

This classic Babich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc screams out for seafood (think fresh oysters)!

Recommended Cellaring:

Best enjoyed while young.

Production Notes:

After harvest at our Marlborough vineyards the grapes were quickly crushed and pressed into stainless steel tanks where the juice was fermented at controlled cool temperatures to capture the intense varietal flavours. After extensive tasting trials by the winemakers, the wine was blended, finished and bottled.

Technical Notes:

Alcohol: 13.0%
TA: 7.4g/l
pH: 3.3
Residual Sugar: 3.6g/l

Tasting Notes:

Softly perfumed with broom and tropical notes. Spicy. Well fruited entry and mid-palate, focused but lush. Long mineral spice finish.

Family reserve marlborough sauvignon blanc