Ata Rangi Sauvignon vibrant example of Sauvignon Blanc showing a glorious medley of ripe aromas - passionfruit, persimmon, pear, honeysuckle and a hint of ruby grapefruit. It is rich and finely textured, with great drive through the palate. Aiming for a more restrained, food-friendly style, a small portion was fermented in older barrels to enhance mid palate weight. As wine-writer Tyson Stelzer noted last year Helen Masters۪ ideal sauvignon is neither herbaceous nor tropical, but strikes a balance in between.
Albari̱o can ripen to peachy, even apricot notes in some of the subregions of R_as Baixas, especially the warmer sites such O Rosal. San Campio offers a citrus- and mineral-focused...