Greywacke

Greywacke is the Marlborough label of Kevin Judd, and the fulfilment of a long held dream. The name Greywacke was adopted by Kevin and his wife Kimberley for their first Marlborough vineyard located in Rapaura, named in recognition of the high prevalence of rounded greywacke river stones in the soils of the vineyard. Kevin registered the name back in 1993 with the vague notion that he might one day want to use it on a wine label of his own.
This quality focused winemaking venture sources fruit from mature vineyards within the central Wairau Plains and the Southern Valleys. These prime viticultural sites are cultivated using yield restricting vineyard management techniques and intense canopy management regimes. A number of the vineyards are owned by the Sutherland family, while complementary grape parcels are acquired from additional select sites, all located within these sub-regions.
The wines are made by Kevin at Dog Point Winery in the lower Brancott Valley, a facility extended to him by long-standing friends and industry colleagues, Ivan Sutherland and James Healy.
The Greywacke portfolio is primarily based on two varieties, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir, the sauvignon blanc being produced in two distinctly different styles. In addition to this core range
of three wines, there are also limited edition releases of chardonnay, and three aromatic varieties – pinot gris, riesling and gewurztraminer. Kevin's signature vineyard photographs provide the unmistakable identity of the Greywacke range.

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Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2017
“A delicious fusion of ripe summer fruits and delicate floral perfume - citrus blossom and elderflower entwined with nectarines and white peaches, mandarin, and cantaloupe with a twist of lemon. Intensely flavored, succulent and crisp with a delicate herbal infusion - quintessential
Item Number: 27433
Bottle:$18.85
Case: $226.20
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Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2016
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91  Decanter 
Wine Spectator 91 "Opens with a fragrant floral note, offering high tones of honeysuckle. The lemon meringue pie and dried mango flavors are intense and vivid, showing terrific intensity on the finish."-WS  Decanter 91 "One of the most sought after Marlborough Sauvignons, demand must follow

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2015
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Vinous 91 "Pale, bright yellow. Very ripe stone fruit and pineapple aromas are lifted by flowers, dusty brown spices and anise. Plush, round and slightly sweet, but with nicely integrated acidity giving shape to the peach, grapefruit, white pepper and nutmeg flavors. Wonderfully generous,

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2014
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93  "Smooth and succulent, with supple melon, peach and lemon meringue flavors that manage to be graceful and seamless while still packing a wallop of intense flavors. Spice, chamomile and lemon verbena details crescendo on the long, lingering finish. Highly Recommended"-MS  Wine

Greywacke Chardonnay 2011
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96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "A spunky chardonnay. There's seductive flinty complexity on the nose, surrounding bright citrus and nectarine fruits, spicy oak and a raw, chalky edge. The palate has folds of beautifully ripe fruit all coiled close. It delivers length and power with an air of classy elegance.

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2013
90  Stephen Tanzer 
Wine Spectator 90 "Complex, with an up-front whiff of petrol turning into notes of lemongrass and white flowers, then giving way to smooth and succulent grapefruit, lemon and green apple flavors. Juicy finish. Drink now. 5,000 cases imported."–MW  Wine Enthusiast 90 "Long-time Cloudy Bay

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2011
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 WS TOP 100 2012 Rank 53 "This intriguing white delivers a complex aromatic note that includes whiffs of petrol, oolong tea, mineral and lanolin, giving way to an equally complex flavor profile. Crunchy green apple, Meyer lemon and melon flavors are refreshing, balanced, and