The refined 2020 vintage (5*) of Hunter's 'icon' Sauvignon Blanc was hand-picked from mature, low-cropped vines and partly (10 per cent) fermented in seasoned French oak puncheons. Light lemon/green, it is a distinctive wine, full-bodied, with strong, ripe, passionfruit-like flavours, showing impressive delicacy, balanced acidity and a dry (2 grams/litre of residual sugar), lingering finish.
Type: White Wines
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 28
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed June 2022