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2018 Chasing Venus New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Everything a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc should have: vibrant, mouthwatering flavors of grapefruit, pineapple and lime zest. 

$15.99 per Bottle
$191.88 per Case
 

Tasting Notes

The moment the bottle is opened there is no doubt that this is a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Explosive aromas of grapefruit, mango and fresh mown grass lead into intense flavors of lychee, citrus and star fruit. The bright lime-zest finish is both crisp and lingering.

Vineyard Notes

The 2018 Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc is produced from grapes grown on small family farms in the acclaimed Marlborough appellation. The McLean vineyard is located in the heart of the appellation where the free-draining alluvial soils contribute the mango and ripe green aromas, while the Comely Bank fruit is all about citrus and zest.

Pairings

This Sauvignon Blanc is great on its own as an apertif or paired with oysters, sushi, gazpacho or spicy Thai chicken noodles.

Other Notes

In 1769, Captain Cook took command of the HMS Endeavor, setting sail for the Pacific to study the passage of the planet Venus across the disc of the Sun. Little did the world know, this was a ruse for Cook’s true objective: He’d been commissioned by the British to find the mysterious and elusive “Southern Continent.” On this voyage, Cook became the first European to explore New Zealand, and he did eventually find Australia. Quite the accomplishment for a captain who was just out Chasing Venus.
Vintage 2018
Wine Style Dry White Wine
Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation Marlborough, New Zealand
PH 3.59
Residual Sugar .3
Alcohol % 13
Size 750 ml