Kono

+ 64 3 520 9230 16 Bristol Street/Riverlands Estate/Po Box 1028
Blenheim,
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Kono is a Sauvignon Blanc produced in Marlborough, New Zealand. The winery is committed to the environment and produced according to the regulations set forth by Sustainable Wine Growing New Zealand (SWGNZ) and Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS). In addition, Kono is produced with a Quality Assurance stamp according to the New Zealand Wine Act. But what does that all mean? Well, taste the purity of this wine for yourself. 

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  • STEPHEN -  "IMHO too much focus on high volume commercial Sav ... was angry at me.Giesen and Kono are two of my favorites just because they have an elegance to them.  Until WS started talking about them there weren't a lot people that even new about them - especially the Kono.I'm also glad you mentioned the "Gimlett Gravels" area of Hawkes Bay... Read More

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  • To begin with, Australian Chardonnay wine has improved significantly over the years!As I understand it, Australian winemakers are busily introducing new styles.I had new Aussie chards recently and concluded that they are really good, in my very humble opinion!These lovely chards are the result of more careful soil selection and well-considered s... Read More

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  • Kono Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2015

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    Wine review by bobvree


  • Although my wine budget has diminished, I decided that I'd start buying ... quaffers for light meals.The Kono is my go to NZ for something to keep for parties - 4X.  As you know thw Saint Cosme is up and down so we'll see.  The '13 Martini was down but this has been well receive and fits my budge Read More

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  • Kono Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2014

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    A real beauty. Apples, lemongrass and grapefruit combine with a little petrol, acidity and wonderful minerality to give a refreshing, mouthwatering finish. Drink now - Paul 90 points Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Hey guys - I've rather busy as you know.  The NWC Italian Night and we ... we ... Blanc California2014 Kono Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand (2)2013 Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio (2)NV Caves Messias Santola "Crab Wine" Vino Verde2014 Fran Etz Gruner Veltliner Austria2013 Tomaresca "Neprica" IGT Puglia (3)2013 Banfi "Centine" IGT Toscana... Read More

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  • Kono Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2014

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    Wine review by JulRenA


  • VINOVINO - Other than memories of the 1st I used at meal with friends, ... ...  Had the DTC ans the Kono SB out for the meal and as opening wines.  Literally they swapped places - although they were bright and effusive, the DTC was the drier of the 2 & the Kono was more elegant and lengthy.  The pop from the DTC really set off the fish and the... Read More

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  • Hetszolo Tokaji Aszu 3 Puttonyos 2003

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    Wow - a true star of the night. Where as the Kono was reserved and elegant this was forward and seductive. A rich amber in the glass. The bursts with honey, jammy apricot, left over hot caramel toffe, citruss and spice. On the palate this just plain sucks you in. The acidity cuts through the sweetness and with the cinnamon spice provides and cle... Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • These are some of my go to daily favorites:Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc                         Castello Banfi "Le Rime" Pinot Grigio                       Toscana 2014                                                                                       Finca De Luzon Jumilla 2013                                                             ... Read More

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