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. Three months of aging on the lees and in stainless steel tanks provides body and complexity to the wine, before blending, fining, filtering and bottling.

Harvest Note
La Nina's influence on 2023 led to a warm and early vintage with only one substantial frost. Above average rainfall in the late summer cooled the overall temperatures to be more level with the long-term norm.
Tasting Note
Pale lime to pale straw. An abundance of tropical fruit, including passion fruit pulp and honeydew, leap from the glass. The palate is as succulent as it is fresh—a fantastic reminder of the sheer enjoyment and liveliness this region can produce.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
APPELLATION: Marlborough
PH: 3.32
ACIDITY: 7.5 g/l
ABV: 12.5%
AGING: 3 months in stainless steel tanks
Unique Selling Points
  • Grown in the cool-climate Marlborough region of New Zealand's South Island
  • Exceptional value for fresh, high-quality Sauvignon Blanc

About the Grape

Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc has vivid, assertive aromas and flavors of gooseberries, citrus, herbs framed by tangy acidity. Oak contact adds tropical fruit, vanilla, lanolin and toast notes.
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