Te Mata Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc


This oak-aged Hawke’s Bay label is impressive for its ripely herbal, complex, sustained flavours. Most of the grapes are hand-picked in the company’s relatively warm Bullnose Vineyard, inland from Hastings (the rest is grown at Woodthorpe, in the Dartmoor Valley), and the blend includes small proportions of Sémillon (to add longevity) and Sauvignon Gris (which contributes weight and mouthfeel). The wine is fully fermented and lees-aged for about eight months in French oak barriques (partly new). The youthful 2019 vintage (5*) is a fragrant, powerful wine, with concentrated, ripe, distinctly tropical-fruit flavours, gently enriched with oak, fresh acidity, and a dry, very harmonious finish. Best drinking 2022+.


Price: $30.00 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Rating: 5 Stars
Sweetness: DRY
Type: White Wines
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc

This is a Super Classic

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