2018 Chasing Venus New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
Everything a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc should have: vibrant, mouthwatering flavors of grapefruit, pineapple and lime zest.
90 Points from Blue Lifestyle! ". . . clean and juicy with tangy citrus and a long, expressive finish that lasts a long time."
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.
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.
This Sauvignon Blanc is great on its own as an apertif or paired with oysters, sushi, gazpacho or spicy Thai chicken noodles.
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.
||Dry White Wine
||Marlborough, New Zealand