Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Infamous Goose

Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

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

The source of Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc is Marlborough’s Wairau River Valley, where stony, sandy loam topsoil covers deep layers of free-draining shingle. This low-fertility soil reduces vigor, yielding lush, aromatic, ripe fruit. The grapes are picked at optimal ripeness, destemmed, and the free-run juice is cool-fermented in stainless steel tanks. Four months of aging on the lees and in stainless steel tanks provides body and complexity to the wine, before blending, fining, filtering and bottling.

90 Points

Wine Spectator

2019 vintage
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harvest note

The 2019 vintage is largely regarded as the best vintage yet in Marlborough. The season started out damp and warm until Christmas. It then transitioned to warm and dry throughout the ripening period resulting in grapes with perfect sugar-acid, balance and great concentration. Overall, Marlborough enjoyed perfect natural balance in the vineyard which lead to modest alcohol and bright acidity.

tasting note

In appearance, it's a pale lime to straw colored. Lime zest give way to distinctive, freshly opened passion fruit aromas. The palate features fresh crunchy acidity and an abundance of tropical and citrus aromas.

food pairing

Fresh white fish, shellfish, salads and white meats.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
APPELLATION: Marlborough
PH: 3.1
ACIDITY: 7.05
ABV: 12.5%
AGING: The wine was aged on the lees in stainless steel tanks for 4 months before bottling
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 3.9 g/l

points of distinction

  • Grown in the cool-climate Marlborough region of New Zealand's South Island
  • A fresh, high-quality Sauvignon Blanc
  • Terrific pairing with all types of seafood
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Fruit from Marlborough, New Zealand’s mecca for Sauvignon Blanc, takes Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc to new heights of pure flavor.

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