Stanley Estates Marlborough Noble Harvest Sauvignon Blanc (2011)

From ‘fully botrytised’ grapes, the 2011 vintage (3.5*) is a single-vineyard wine, hand-picked in the Awatere Valley at 42.5 brix and handled without oak. It’s a very good late-harvest style, gently honeyed, with strong, citrusy, peachy flavours, showing plentiful sweetness (226 grams/litre of residual sugar) and a rounded finish.

Details

Type: Sweet White Wines
Variety: Sweet White Wines
Vintage: 2011
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: SW
Value for Money: –V

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2014

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

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