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Wild Rock "Elevation" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2009

External Review by We Speak Wine:

(includes bits of riesling and viognier) Pale straw-yellow. Aromas and flavors of lime and peach skin, dried herbs, smoke and flint. Rich, round and smooth, with good weight and palate presence. An attractive touch of sweetness is nicely countered by firm framing acidity. This tactile, substantial wine finishes broad, with citrus and tarragon notes. Id give it 6 to 12 months for its sweetness and acidity to harmonize further. This is a food-friendly Sauvignon blended with hints of Riesling (for acidity) and Viognier (for fragrance). Citrus and grassy notes strike just the right balance, and there's a pleasant creaminess to the wine's texture. Drink it over the next six months. - J.C. Blended with about 6% Riesling and 4% Viognier, this 2009 Wild Rock Elevation Sauvignon Blanc has a potent gooseberry and peach-scented bouquet with fine definition and chutzpah. The palate has a sharp lime and gooseberry entry with a touch of Tropicana fruit courtesy of the Viognier,...

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Wild Rock Wine Company:
Wild Rock Wine Company is a producer of regionally diverse wines. Company vineyards, a combination of owned, leased and contracted are situated in; Hawke's Bay, Martinborough, Marlborough, Central Otago. Wild Rock Wine Company Vineyards winemaking operations occur at two purpose built facilities in the Hawke's Bay, and to a small extent in contract facilities in the south Island. The winemaki... Read more
Wild Rock Wine Company is a producer of regionally diverse wines. Company vineyards, a combination of owned, leased and contracted are situated in; Hawke's Bay, Martinborough, Marlborough, Central Otago. Wild Rock Wine Company Vineyards winemaking operations occur at two purpose built facilities in the Hawke's Bay, and to a small extent in contract facilities in the south Island. The winemaking facilities are have been design for diverse small batch wine making and larger batch contract processing and wine finishing. Cellar operation and techniques (including cleaning product use, waste disposal, wash down standards) are controlled by wine maker specification, and increasing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) geared to accreditation to HACCP Water take at both sites is from consented bores; Waste water disposal is via effective, consented effluent and wine waste treatment systems. Grape processing by-products are retained for composting and, ultimately, return to the vineyard. A sustainable, environmentally sympathetic and efficient mode of operation is integral to our operations. The wineries are SWNZ accredited. Read less

External Reviews for Wild Rock "Elevation" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
12/02/2011

(includes bits of riesling and viognier) Pale straw-yellow. Aromas and flavors of lime and peach skin, dried herbs, smoke and flint. Rich, round and smooth, with good weight and palate presence. An attractive touch of sweetness is nicely countered by firm framing acidity. This tactile, substantial wine finishes broad, with citrus and tarragon notes. Id give it 6 to 12 months for its sweetness and acidity to harmonize further. This is a food-friendly Sauvignon blended with hints of Riesling (for acidity) and Viognier (for fragrance). Citrus and grassy notes strike just the right balance, and there's a pleasant creaminess to the wine's texture. Drink it over the next six months. - J.C. Blended with about 6% Riesling and 4% Viognier, this 2009 Wild Rock Elevation Sauvignon Blanc has a potent gooseberry and peach-scented bouquet with fine definition and chutzpah. The palate has a sharp lime and gooseberry entry with a touch of Tropicana fruit courtesy of the Viognier,...



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