Kelly Washington Southern Valleys Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc (2017)

Certified organic, the 2017 vintage (4.5*) was hand-picked, fermented with indigenous yeasts and lees-aged for 10 months, with 'a portion rested in old French oak'. A distinctive wine, still youthful, it has good intensity of crisp, ripely herbaceous flavours, a very subtle seasoning of oak, and a tightly structured finish.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2017
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

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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