The Hunting Lodge, Lighter Waimauku Sauvignon Blanc (2017)

A punchy little number, the 2017 vintage (3*) was hand-picked and mostly handled in tanks; 20 per cent of the blend was barrel-fermented. Light (9.5 per cent alcohol) and lively, it has strong, herbaceous aromas and green capsicum-like flavours, dryish (5 grams/litre of residual sugar) and crisp.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2017
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★ – 3 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: NR

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2019

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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