Rapaura Springs Sauvignon Blanc 2019 750ml

size
750ml
country
New Zealand
region
Marlborough
Additional vintages
2019 2018
WNR
Winery
Brilliant, light straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, paler on the rim. The nose is softly full and voluminous with vibrant pungent aromas of passionfruit along with tropical fruit and fresh herbs. The aromatics show good depth and unfold white florals with aeration. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate has a rich and lively heart packed with lusciously succulent flavours of passionfruit and tropical fruits. The flavours are up-front and aromatically mouthfilling unveiling a floral and pungent aromatic array. The wine flows along a smooth-textured line with refreshing, crisp acidity enlivening the mouthfeel and underlining the palate as it carries to a lingering, taut finish. This is a rich and succulent, up-front and lively, mouthfilling Sauvignon Blanc with passionfruit and tropical fruit on a refreshingly crisp palate. Match with salads and vegetables, and Pacific Rim fare over the next 2 years.
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Rapaura Springs Sauvignon Blanc 2019 750ml

SKU 836005
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$10.95
/750ml bottle
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Brilliant, light straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, paler on the rim. The nose is softly full and voluminous with vibrant pungent aromas of passionfruit along with tropical fruit and fresh herbs. The aromatics show good depth and unfold white florals with aeration. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate has a rich and lively heart packed with lusciously succulent flavours of passionfruit and tropical fruits. The flavours are up-front and aromatically mouthfilling unveiling a floral and pungent aromatic array. The wine flows along a smooth-textured line with refreshing, crisp acidity enlivening the mouthfeel and underlining the palate as it carries to a lingering, taut finish. This is a rich and succulent, up-front and lively, mouthfilling Sauvignon Blanc with passionfruit and tropical fruit on a refreshingly crisp palate. Match with salads and vegetables, and Pacific Rim fare over the next 2 years.
Product Details
size
750ml
country
New Zealand
region
Marlborough
Additional vintages
2019 2018
Overview
Brilliant, light straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, paler on the rim. The nose is softly full and voluminous with vibrant pungent aromas of passionfruit along with tropical fruit and fresh herbs. The aromatics show good depth and unfold white florals with aeration. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate has a rich and lively heart packed with lusciously succulent flavours of passionfruit and tropical fruits. The flavours are up-front and aromatically mouthfilling unveiling a floral and pungent aromatic array. The wine flows along a smooth-textured line with refreshing, crisp acidity enlivening the mouthfeel and underlining the palate as it carries to a lingering, taut finish. This is a rich and succulent, up-front and lively, mouthfilling Sauvignon Blanc with passionfruit and tropical fruit on a refreshingly crisp palate. Match with salads and vegetables, and Pacific Rim fare over the next 2 years.
green grapes

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

One of the most commonly planted and cultivated white wine grape varietals in the world is the Sauvignon Blanc. This green skinned grape originated in southern France, where it is still grown today and produced into exceptionally high quality wines. However, it is also very much a varietal of the New World, and can be found almost anywhere with the correct climatic conditions for it to thrive in. Generally, Sauvignon Blanc grapes prefer cooler climates, and benefit best from an early harvest. Too much exposure to heat causes the juices inside the fruit to lose much of their character, and results in flat, uninteresting wines devoid of the grapes' usual bite and crispiness. In many countries, Sauvignon Blanc grape juices are aged in barrels, and are allowed to undergo malolactic fermentation, which transforms this dry and refreshing, zesty and fruity white wine into something far mellower, more buttery and refined.
barrel

Region: Marlborough

On the north-easterly tip of New Zealand's South Island, we find the beautiful region of Marlborough, home to some of the New World's finest white wines and dozens of quality vineyards. The region itself has been producing their award winning white wines – most commonly made with Sauvignon Blanc grapes – in large numbers since the 1970s, and is today widely recognized as being home to some of the best examples of both modern and traditional styles of Sauvignon Blanc wines. The region benefits from its dry and hot climate, and the cooling oceanic breezes which help the grapes there reach full ripeness. One of the key features of the Marlborough region is the fact that whilst the days are generally very hot, the nights are cold, thus allowing the vintners who work in the region to considerably extend the grapes' ripening period and encourage much more expression of flavor and terroir.
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Country: New Zealand

New Zealand has consistently impressed over the past few decades, with many proclaiming this southern country as being the 'pearl' of the New World wine locations. One of the key attributes of New Zealand wines is their wonderful fruit-forward flavors, which make them a favorite with newcomers to wine, as they manage to be deliciously drinkable without posing many challenges. That isn't to say there is little complexity or interesting features to their wines, as one can easily discover through the fantastic range of wines available – from smoky and mineral rich Sauvignon Blancs, to juicy and plummy Pinot Noirs and the beautiful Bordeaux style wines sourced from the excellent Auckland region. New Zealand wineries clearly have a dedication to quality alongside quantity, and such zeal and expertise is quickly helping them become established as world leaders in regards to both domestic sales and exported wines.
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green grapes

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

One of the most commonly planted and cultivated white wine grape varietals in the world is the Sauvignon Blanc. This green skinned grape originated in southern France, where it is still grown today and produced into exceptionally high quality wines. However, it is also very much a varietal of the New World, and can be found almost anywhere with the correct climatic conditions for it to thrive in. Generally, Sauvignon Blanc grapes prefer cooler climates, and benefit best from an early harvest. Too much exposure to heat causes the juices inside the fruit to lose much of their character, and results in flat, uninteresting wines devoid of the grapes' usual bite and crispiness. In many countries, Sauvignon Blanc grape juices are aged in barrels, and are allowed to undergo malolactic fermentation, which transforms this dry and refreshing, zesty and fruity white wine into something far mellower, more buttery and refined.
barrel

Region: Marlborough

On the north-easterly tip of New Zealand's South Island, we find the beautiful region of Marlborough, home to some of the New World's finest white wines and dozens of quality vineyards. The region itself has been producing their award winning white wines – most commonly made with Sauvignon Blanc grapes – in large numbers since the 1970s, and is today widely recognized as being home to some of the best examples of both modern and traditional styles of Sauvignon Blanc wines. The region benefits from its dry and hot climate, and the cooling oceanic breezes which help the grapes there reach full ripeness. One of the key features of the Marlborough region is the fact that whilst the days are generally very hot, the nights are cold, thus allowing the vintners who work in the region to considerably extend the grapes' ripening period and encourage much more expression of flavor and terroir.
fields

Country: New Zealand

New Zealand has consistently impressed over the past few decades, with many proclaiming this southern country as being the 'pearl' of the New World wine locations. One of the key attributes of New Zealand wines is their wonderful fruit-forward flavors, which make them a favorite with newcomers to wine, as they manage to be deliciously drinkable without posing many challenges. That isn't to say there is little complexity or interesting features to their wines, as one can easily discover through the fantastic range of wines available – from smoky and mineral rich Sauvignon Blancs, to juicy and plummy Pinot Noirs and the beautiful Bordeaux style wines sourced from the excellent Auckland region. New Zealand wineries clearly have a dedication to quality alongside quantity, and such zeal and expertise is quickly helping them become established as world leaders in regards to both domestic sales and exported wines.