Eaton Thistle Hill Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

April 8, 2021By Yvonne

Eaton Thistle Hill Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $48 Creamy marzipan and spiced passionfruit notes heave out of the glass in this highly aromatic style. It would seem from the dense aromatics that it could be a heavyweight wine, however it’s remarkably light on its feet and elegant. Edged with lime and lemongrass with a touch … Read More

Eaton Thistle Hill Single Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

May 26, 2020By Yvonne

Eaton Thistle Hill Single Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018 $48 The Hickman family have been growing grapes on their farm ‘Taimate’ since 2006, and their sauvignon has been singled out by winemaker Mike Eaton as being ‘so good, it deserves ‘single vineyard’ status.’ Delicately hand-harvested, the whole bunches are gently squashed in a traditional basket-press … Read More

Eaton Thistle Hill Single Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

April 30, 2020By Yvonne

Eaton Thistle Hill Single Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017 $64 The Thistle Hill Vineyard is owned by the Hickman family, who planted it on their ‘Taimate’ Angus stud farm, located a 30-minute drive south of Blenheim. Soon after planting, it became very clear that the farm’s sunbaked soils signified manna from heaven for sauvignon blanc. … Read More