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2017 Huia Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, NZ

A Sauvignon Blanc with serious fruit power and intensity.

$25.00

About

About The Wine

This is a clean and crisp example of what good grape-growing can do for the Sauvignon Blanc variety.

Surrounded by over adjusted and over-cropped Sauvignon Blanc in their region, Mike and Claire set out to make something with a touch more class.

If you're looking for classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, here a great option from a family owned, organic winery.

About Huia

Mike and Claire Allen moved to Marlborough in 1990 both armed with experience in winemaking from two of the big houses in Champagne: Tattinger and Veuve Cliquot.

After working for local producers, Mike at Cloudy Bay and Claire Corbans and Lawson's Dry Hills, they turned their attention to their own project.They planted their first vines in 1994 with Huia officially launching in 1996. Since then it's been full steam ahead. 

They farm organically and are best known for their excellent value method traditional Sparkling and their excellent aromatic whites.

Mike and Claire Allen
Mike and Claire Allen
Marlborough, NZ
Additional Info

From The Producer

Seafood like fresh oysters, prawns, scallops, steamed mussels and marinated fish are a given but this little juicy number is a hit with seasonal asparagus and a wide variety of cheeses.

750ml / Residual Sugar 3.9 g/l / Alc 12.7%

Blend : Sauvignon Blanc (100%)
ABV : 12.70%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2020
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"Huia Sauvignon Blanc shows a good aromatic intensity with bright floral note of elderflower and lime blossom. The wine is layered with flavours ranging from guava, melon, gooseberry and lime zest. Because a small percentage of the wine was aged in a little neutral oak, it has the complexity and softness to be a delicious match with food." - Mike and Claire Allen

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order of $99 or more, or just $10 for any orders less than $99. There is no minimum order quantity and you can order in any combination you like. Make your perfect mixed pack!

Estimated Delivery Times for each postcode can be viewed here.

Authority to Leave and other delivery instructions can be left in the ‘SPECIAL REQUESTS’ box during checkout. The 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box can be found on the here page before the final checkout page.

Warehouse Pickupis available from our Sydney warehouse in Ultimo, 2007. Just select Local Pickup at checkout. We are open 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here. If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 02 8376 8775..

FaQs

Do I have to order in dozens? No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts? No, our pricing is designed to be the best in market already - no marking up and then discounting down! For very large orders (weddings, etc) we are open to negotiating though. Just give us a call.

Do we price match? Yes, within reason. Everyday low & consistent pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll consider matching it. We'll even retrospectively issue you store credit if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

Can coupons and discounts be stacked? No, only one discount or coupon can be applied to an order at once.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me? This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 02 8376 8775 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store? No. Just an a warehouse/office. We occasionally do events however, so sign up to our newsletter or follow us on instagram to stay in the loop.

Can I special order a wine you do not sell? If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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