Villa Maria Single Vineyard Seaspray Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc (2021)

From young vines on the Awatere Valley coastline, the debut 2021 vintage (5*) is a compelling wine, already delicious. Weighty, lively and sweet-fruited, it is less pungently herbaceous than many of the sub-region's wines, with deep, ripe, tropical fruit and herbal flavours, a slightly salty streak, finely balanced acidity, and a dry, harmonious, very persistent finish. Classy stuff.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

Reviewed February 2022

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