Whitehaven Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2023

December 20, 2023By Yvonne

Whitehaven Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2023 $23 A classically punchy sauvignon from one of Marlborough’s much-loved producers. Founded in 1994 by Greg and Sue White, Whitehaven is known for its ability to turn out sauvignon with flavour intensity and personality year after year. Crunchy lemon and lime layers wrap around passionfruit, jalapeno and bruised basil to … Read More

Whitehaven Block 11 Barrel Fermented Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022

December 6, 2023By Yvonne

Whitehaven Block 11 Barrel Fermented Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022 $32 How excellent that the team at Whitehaven have chosen to launch their new Single Vineyard series with the release of a shiny new barrel-fermented sauvignon blanc. Fruit from their Paul’s Road vineyard has been wild fermented and aged for 13 months in old French Oak … Read More

Whitehaven Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

January 27, 2021By Yvonne

Whitehaven Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $22 Classic, punchy, passionfruit-packed and citrus-saturated Sauvignon Blanc here from one of Marlborough’s original wine families. Its whipcrack acidity gives it a cleansing, texture and accentuates the basil, lime and tomato leaf layers. It’s a soothing, saucy wine that’ll satisfy even the fussiest of crowds. http://www.whitehaven.co.nz

Whitehaven Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019

January 27, 2021By Yvonne

Whitehaven Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019 $20 At 14% alcohol, this Pinot Gris definitely sails down the crispy-dry side of the street, yet the mid-palate is plump with pear, quince and nashi-laced niceness. Generous and juicy, but also cleansing and refreshing – it’s a very nice thing to drink. Pop it in the fridge for 45 … Read More

Whitehaven Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2020

January 27, 2021By Yvonne

Whitehaven Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2020 $22 I may as well be siting outside the gates at Whitehaven as summer approaches, stalking them basically, because my infatuation for their gewürztraminer is so ridiculous. I can’t even remember if there was ever a time that I was less than wowed by any vintage they’ve released. They manage to … Read More