Forbidden Vines Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

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2018

Grape:

Sauvignon Blanc

Region:

Marlborough

Recommended Food:

Screams out for seafood.

Recommended Cellaring:

0-3 years

Production Notes:

After harvest 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. The wine was then blended and bottled.

Technical Notes:

Alcohol: 12.5%
TA: 7.0g/L
pH: 3.54
Residual sugar: 5.6g/l

Tasting Notes:

Aromas of grapefruit leads into lime with a trace of nettle orange blossom. Nicely textured juicy entry with an abundance of fruit including mandarin and gooseberry, lime and green apple. This is a bright wine with a lingering finish.

2017

Grape:

Sauvignon Blanc

Region:

Marlborough

Recommended Food:

Screams out for seafood.

Recommended Cellaring:

0-3 years.

Production Notes:

After harvest 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. The wine was then blended and bottled.

Technical Notes:

Alcohol: 12.0%
TA: 6.5g/l
pH: 3.35
Residual sugar: 5.5g/l

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Lifted and floral with sweet green notes, lime and mineral.
Palate: Linear and fresh with gooseberry, lime and herbal notes, a
nicely shaped mid-palate and lemon on the zesty finish.