With sauvignon blanc grapes of such quality, minimal winemaking means the finer aromatics and flavours are preserved. At the winery, the grapes were chilled, gently pressed, and the juice cold-settled before fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
2016 Estate Sauvignon Blanc
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Te Mata Tasting Note
Palest gold in the glass, Estate Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc ’16 delivers passionfruit, guava and lime blossom with a floral lift that is classic Te Mata Sauvignon. Crushed gooseberry on the palate with grapefruit, grape jelly, fresh lime and fine mineral notes all add up to delicate length and gorgeous concentration. Estate Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc ’16 – stylish, refreshing and endlessly sippable.
Hawke’s Bay’s warm climate and free draining soils produce sauvignon blanc with ripe fruit characters, balanced by fresh acidity, without the need for residual sugar.
100% sauvignon blanc
Havelock Hills, Woodthorpe Terraces
1 to 3 years +
Estate Sauvignon Blanc '16
The grapes for Estate Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc ’16 were harvested between 18 and 21 March 2016 from Te Mata Estate’s own vineyards in the Bridge Pa Triangle and Woodthorpe Terraces sub-region of Hawke’s Bay.
All Te Mata Estate wines are grown in the same vineyards, made by the same people, and are all bottled onsite at the winery established in 1896. Estate wines are varietally-driven, representing the finest expression of Te Mata’s Hawke’s Bay vineyard sites.
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