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2014 Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Te Mata Tasting Note

This is Hawke’s Bay sauvignon blanc in a class of its own. A brilliant pale straw colour with gold lights, an aroma of lime and exotic tropical fruit gives way to a succulent palate of ripe gooseberry, clover honey, passionfruit, currants and citrus. The finish is long, generous and finely balanced with a touch of lemon honey.

Hawke’s Bay’s warm climate and free draining soils produce sauvignon blanc with ripe fruit characters, balanced by fresh acidity, without the need for residual sugar.

Vintage

2014

Blend

100% sauvignon blanc

Vineyards

Havelock Hills, Woodthorpe Terraces

Cellaring

1 to 3 years +

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Winemaking

Estate Sauvignon Blanc '14

With sauvignon blanc grapes of such quality, minimal winemaking means the finer aromatics and flavours are preserved. At the winery, the grapes were chilled, gently pressed, and the juice cold-settled before fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The finished wines received three months’ maturation before blending, fining, then bottling, in late September 2014.

Vineyards

Woodthorpe Terraces

Selection

Estate Vineyards

All Te Mata Estate wines are grown in the same vineyards, made by the same people, and are all bottled onsite at the winery established in 1896. Estate wines are varietally-driven, representing the finest expression of Te Mata’s Hawke’s Bay vineyard sites.

Licence Number 29/OFF/032/20: Exp Feb 2023

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