Younger Vine Marlborough Sauvignon grown on the Greywacke river stones sandy soils. Made to be tropical and fresh it harnesses everything you love from Marlborough SB with some complex and textural elements there too. Rather lovely now, this wine that would be amazing with scallops.
The Bourgeois family have an Estate in Chavignol, the finest part of the Loire Valley’s Sancerre appellation. In 2000, after 12 years of searching Henri found another site the equal that of Chavignol. It was in Marlborough, New Zealand. In 2001 planting started and 2003 the first harvest was made. From their they have gone on to become one of the great producers in the region. Due to their site the Sauvignon and Pinot are either the best and most interesting or in the top handful each year.
The New Zealand region that took over the wine world. Defining modern Sauvignon Blanc and allowing countless consumers to go anywhere and know they can rely on a glass of Marlborough Sauv Blanc. If you scratch the surface you’ll find a lot of really interesting people and wines.
Hero to many, weed to many more. Sauvignon Blanc sure does divide people. The pure expression of Sauvignon fruit is a stunning and exuberant array of flavours. Tropical fruits with ripe herbs and plant material. It excels in the chalk, clay and sand of the Loire as well as the wonderful vineyards in Bordeaux for dry white and Sauternes production where Semillon curbs its outgoing nature.