Te Muna Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Craggy Range

Te Muna Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: New Zealand / Martinborough
Grapes: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

The grapes are partially hand harvested from the estate-owned Te Muna Road Vineyard. Just over half are destemmed before fermentation in stainless steel tanks and oak barriques using partial wild yeasts. The wine ages on its lees in old and new French oak barrels before being fined, filtered and bottled.

91 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2019 vintage
91 Points

Ken's Wine Guide.com

2019 vintage
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harvest note

The 2019 harvest had a warm, dry ripening period . With only minor rain events through vintage, picking decisions were based purely on the optimal ripeness of the grapes. The resulting wines show incredible depth, concentration and balance.

tasting note

Pale lemon straw. Ripe Sauvignon Blanc aromatics with notes of white peach, citrus blossom, honeysuckle and kaffir lime. Harmonious and rich on the palate with ripe citrus and fresh apple and a layered, dry, textural feel.

food pairing

Bluff oysters, ceviche kingfish, and Thai street food.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
APPELLATION: Martinborough
PH: 3.2
ACIDITY: 6.4 g/l
ABV: 12.6%
AGING: 4 months in Stainless steel tanks, French oak cuves and French oak barriques

points of distinction

  • Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic
  • White wines from this vineyard show a distinctive fine, subtle and elegant texture.
  • Stony soils with limestone, excellent for Sauvignon Blanc.
  • The higher elevation results in grapes with terrific freshness and acidity.
  • about the grape +
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I am fortunate to lead an extraordinary group of people who want to be part of creating something truly magnificent that successive generations can admire and enjoy for years to come. I love our great estates and feel a strong connection to their complexities and subtleties.

– Julian Grounds, Winemaker

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