2020 Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc

Highly Rated
Wow factor ten on this conventionally wonderful Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc that is fragrant, zesty and beautifully crafted.

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As fresh and inviting as an early morning ocean swim. Though we are more likely to drink this than do that.

This is traditionally-flavoured Marlborough SB with extra nuance, thanks to deft hands of Cloudy Bay founding winemaker Kevin Judd, who started Greywacke in 2009.

Crunchy lemon and lime interplay with vibrant passionfruit and peach flavours, reflecting the different vineyard sites across Marlborough that go into the blend.

A great expression of one of the world's most popular wine styles.

Imagine a summer fruit salad – ripe golden peaches, honeydew melon, nectarines and passionfruit, with a generous splash of cassis and a sprinkling of lime zest – this is a subtle, delicately aromatic, ripe interpretation of Marlborough sauvignon blanc. The palate is generous and textural, showing great concentration and finishing with a crisp, succulent finish.


Fruit was sourced from various prime vineyard sites in Marlborough’s Southern Valleys and the central Wairau Plains (specifically Woodbourne, Renwick and Rapaura). Soil types vary from the young alluvial soils of Rapaura and Renwick, which contain
high proportions of New Zealand’s ubiquitous greywacke river stones, to the older and denser clay-loams of the Southern Valleys.

95 Points - "A classic yin and yang sauvignon blanc with passionfruit and guava flavours contrasting with lime juice, green capsicum and lemongrass, while a sweet-and-sour contrast builds a delicious tension. Nice purity and length." - Bob Campbell (The Real Review)

94 Points - "A very fresh, lime and grapefruit nose with a gently herbal thread, as well as green passion-fruit notes. The
palate has a captivating fusion of fresh acidity and rich, fleshy fruit flavours. Zesty and intense." - Nick Stock (JamesSuckling.com)

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