12 PACK, 750ml BOTTLES, $25.99 EACH
Staete Landt Winery
SUB-REGION, REGION, COUNTRY
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand
‘Map Maker’ Sauvignon Blanc is a perfect example of a luxuriously classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Intensely aromatic with attractive herbs and stony notes. A creamy dry, tangy sauvignon blanc with green capsicum, lime zest, gooseberry and subtle tropical fruit and passionfruit flavours. A light, fresh wine with good purity and energy.
‘Map Maker’ Sauvignon Blanc is grown in small individual vineyard parcels in some
of the top sub-appellations of the Marlborough Region. Each parcel comes from a unique site which is renowned for either old riverbed clayish soils or riverbank gravels. This land delivers the original vibrant flavours for which Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is so famous. Each parcel of Sauvignon Blanc is harvested separately, providing us with an array of different flavours and structure. The first picks have the hallmark Marlborough herbaciousness and crisp acidity, these combine elegantly with the concentrated rich tropical fruit of the later picks.
90 Points, Wine Enthusiast (previous vintage)
This is a harmonious SB that says Marlborough without screaming it. Pale, almost colorless, in the glass, there's a pungent tang right from the start that mingles with passionfruit, grapefruit, black currant leaf and green bell pepper aromas. Acidity is fresh but never searing, with some depth of flavor and texture, and length to the finish.