The Little Sheep Sauvignon Blanc 2021
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Unique, exuberant, intense. The explosive varietal that awoke the world to New Zealand wine. The explosive flavors of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc have dazzled wine critics throughout the world, setting the international benchmark for the style. In 1975, when Marlboroughs first Sauvignon Blanc vines were planted, no one could have predicted the superstar status that this variety would attain within a couple of decades. Sauvignon Blanc was commercially produced on our shores for the first ... read more
This is a white wine
Item ID: #43998
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Screw Cap
Alcohol by vol: 12.5%

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Description
Unique, exuberant, intense. The explosive varietal that awoke the world to New Zealand wine. The explosive flavors of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc have dazzled wine critics throughout the world, setting the international benchmark for the style. In 1975, when Marlboroughs first Sauvignon Blanc vines were planted, no one could have predicted the superstar status that this variety would attain within a couple of decades. Sauvignon Blanc was commercially produced on our shores for the first time in the 1970s and is now New Zealands most widely planted variety and most popular.

Tasting notes
Aromas of ripe peach and citrus notes with flavors of lemon, lime and a hint of green apple. Well-balanced acidity and a lingering hint of nectarine frames the finish.

Food Pairing
This flexable wine will pair with a wide variety of salads, asparagus, artichokes, avocados, apples, chickpeas, crab cakes, cumin, fennel, hummus, Brie, Camembert, feta, goat cheese, mango, cilantro, garlic, tomatoes, turkey, green vegetables, basil, to name just a few.

Vinification
After the grapes are carefully selected, they are gently pressed. A controlled low-temperature fermentation is them carried out in stainless steel tanks with maximum protection from oxidation. The final wine is then rested before bottling.

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