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Isabel Estate Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2008

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Isabel Estate Vineyard was established in 1982 to produce premium classical grape varieties in Marlborough. Prior to the 1994 vintage, Proprietor Michael Tiller, then an airline pilot with Air New Zealand, together with his wife Robyn, operated Isabel Estate successfully as a contract grape growing vineyard supplying some of Marlborough's leading wine producers with much sought after premium fruit. The character and individuality of their fruit derived from a unique soil profile and vineyard location encouraged them to produce and market their own wine under the Isabel Estate label. This was regarded as the most natural of evolutionary steps. The '08 season produced fnatastic fruit. Bunches ripened slowly and completely, producing nicely concentrated berries. This Sauvignon has a bright nose of tropical fruit and fresh citrus zest. The palate follows with tart gooseberries, ripe white peach nad a hint of fresh grass. Just enough natural aid to keep you yearning for more. In true Isabel fashion, this wine delivers concentrated flavour in an elegant package.

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Isabel Estate was established by Michael and Robyn Tiller in 1982. The winery remains family owned and operated and is proudly 100% estate grown, estate bottled.  Fruit is yielded from some of the oldest vines in the region and is entirely hand-picked. Isabel avoids the use of pesticides in the vineyard and animal products in the winery allowing wines to be enjoyed by the more sensitive con... Read more
Isabel Estate was established by Michael and Robyn Tiller in 1982. The winery remains family owned and operated and is proudly 100% estate grown, estate bottled.  Fruit is yielded from some of the oldest vines in the region and is entirely hand-picked. Isabel avoids the use of pesticides in the vineyard and animal products in the winery allowing wines to be enjoyed by the more sensitive consumer. Michael and Robyn continue to focus on offering wines that are true expressions of the terroir while balancing typical regional characteristics with finesse. Read less

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Isabel Estate Vineyard was established in 1982 to produce premium classical grape varieties in Marlborough. Prior to the 1994 vintage, Proprietor Michael Tiller, then an airline pilot with Air New Zealand, together with his wife Robyn, operated Isabel Estate successfully as a contract grape growing vineyard supplying some of Marlborough's leading wine producers with much sought after premium fruit. The character and individuality of their fruit derived from a unique soil profile and vineyard location encouraged them to produce and market their own wine under the Isabel Estate label. This was regarded as the most natural of evolutionary steps. The '08 season produced fnatastic fruit. Bunches ripened slowly and completely, producing nicely concentrated berries. This Sauvignon has a bright nose of tropical fruit and fresh citrus zest. The palate follows with tart gooseberries, ripe white peach nad a hint of fresh grass. Just enough natural aid to keep you yearning for more. In true Isabel fashion, this wine delivers concentrated flavour in an elegant package.

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