The alluvial, gravelly vineyard soils of the Wairau Valley are free draining with low fertility, resulting in extremely low yields that guarantee concentrated flavours and accelerate the ripening cycle. Marlborough produces a unique style of wine and the Sunshine Bay wines are no exception.

These wines were created with a simple philosophy – accentuate all that is great about the Marlborough region by utilising ripe fruit to craft premium wines.

Sauvignon Blanc – produced from very low yielding estate vineyards, the grapes are machine harvested in April, and are fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks. Vinified in a lively, fresh, aromatic style, this wine has a clean, fresh approach with a softness of balance that makes it ideal for easy drinking.

Its approachability makes it a moreish aperitif or an ideal accompaniment for everyday cuisine.
VARIETY: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

APPELLATION: Marlborough, New Zealand

VINEYARDS: Cross selection from 6 estate owned vineyards

VINIFICATION: 100% stainless steel

FOOD MATCH: New Zealand green lipped mussels

SERVING TEMPERATURE: Between 12-14°C

CELLAR POTENTIAL: 2-3 Years
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2016
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