Saint Clair Vicar’s Choice Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc 2019

A vivacious sparkling wine with classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc flavours enlivened with effervescence.

Winemaker:
Stewart Maclennan and Hamish Clark

Colour:
Pale straw with green hues.

Aroma:
Lifted aromas of grapefruit, passionfruit, nectarine and citrus blossom.

Palate:
Fresh stone fruit, citrus and gooseberry flavours with an elegant mineral note enhanced by an effervescent sparkle. A refreshing and lively wine.

Ageing potential:
Perfect for drinking now and will retain freshness for the next three years.

Winemaking:
The grapes were transported quickly to the winery and pressed off their skins immediately to minimise skin contact. The juice was then cool-fermented in stainless steel to retain freshness and varietal character. The finished wine was carbonated to enliven the flavours and add an attractive sparkle.

Wine Analysis:
Alcohol 12.5% v/v
Residual sugar 9.9g/L
Acidity 7.2g/litre
pH 3.23

Food match:
Enjoy on its own as a celebration or a good match with fresh shellfish.

Awards:
BRONZE Medal - Marlborough Wine Show 2020

NZ$18.90