Goldwater Estate Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley 2006
Goldwater Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2006. An intensely aromatic wine with fragrant aromas of honeyed lychee, straw and passion fruit with underlying subtle hints of crushed nettle this wine displays rich fruit intensity. Intense, ripe aromas meld with herbal and citrus notes It has a fine and lush mouth-feel, which is well balanced with a refreshing long clean finish. The wine is ready to drink now through mid-2009 while it is young and vibrant.
The Goldwater philosophy is simple - great wine is born in the vineyard. Careful site selection, sustainable viticultural practices and meticulous vineyard management, including innovative trellising and low yields, ensure the production of exceptionally high quality grapes. The Estate-owned Waiheke Island vineyards extend over 35 acres of free-draining clay based hillside soils and are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Chardonnay.