Greywacke Kevin Judd Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2015

$26.99

The newest release of one of New Zealands most decorated (WS 93 last year!) Sauvignon Blancs delivers again with this rich, ripe, 2015. Big aromas of ripe apple, pear and peach with a touch of pink grapefruit lead to a crisp, dry, palate loaded with citrus and orchard fruits. Silky-textured and mouthfilling, it's a Marlborough Sauvignon for sipping and a wide range of foods.

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Greywacke is Kevin Judd's present label, after serving as winemaker at Cloudy Bay and propelling the winery to global acclaim. The name Greywacke refers to a type of river stones found throughout New Zealand. At Greywacke, Judd proves to still be a master of Sauvignon Blanc, and his "Wild Sauvignon" is no excpetion. This is the apex of what oak-fermented New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc can be - one doesn’t lose the untethered audacity of its varietal character. Tactile and lengthy, it tastes of sesame seeds, grapefruit, thyme, parsley, green apple skin, and sea salt. Palate coating, but still feral and daring.

Greywacke is Kevin Judd's present label, after serving as winemaker at Cloudy Bay and propelling the winery to global acclaim. The name Greywacke refers to a type of river stones found throughout New Zealand. At Greywacke, Judd proves to still be a master of Sauvignon Blanc, and his "Wild Sauvignon" is no excpetion. This is the apex of what oak-fermented New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc can be - one doesn’t lose the untethered audacity of its varietal character. Tactile and lengthy, it tastes of sesame seeds, grapefruit, thyme, parsley, green apple skin, and sea salt. Palate coating, but still feral and daring.

9.2

Neal Ferry

Acid, Bitter....,good

Acid, Bitter....,good

8.6

Kyle

Very smoth, balanced and refreshing. Floral notes from start to finish. Not too sweet. Pear and floral aroma

Very smoth, balanced and refreshing. Floral notes from start to finish. Not too sweet. Pear and floral aroma

9.5

James Weingarten

Excellent balance. Great with food. Overtime of vanilla. Subtle.

Excellent balance. Great with food. Overtime of vanilla. Subtle.

9.1

Alex Carmen

Smooth and a little tart with Apple flavor

Smooth and a little tart with Apple flavor

9.5

Sarah Lentz-Kapua

Very light, smooth very good!

Very light, smooth very good!

9.9

Miko S

Solid choice, great value

Solid choice, great value

8.8

Robert Schuetter

Fairly heavy initial citrus/grapefruit front.

Fairly heavy initial citrus/grapefruit front.

7.5

Martin Frowde

Quite pale colour but relatively aromatic - hazelnut mixed with some ripe pear perhaps? Some lemon, lime, pear and blackcurrant leaf to the taste. A clean taste yet with a lightly juicy edge. Quite a refined drop if perhaps a little too restrained.

Quite pale colour but relatively aromatic - hazelnut mixed with some ripe pear perhaps? Some lemon, lime, pear and blackcurrant leaf to the taste. A clean taste yet with a lightly juicy edge. Quite a refined drop if perhaps a little too restrained.

8.9

Danny Martinez

Fruit forward. Great acidity.

Fruit forward. Great acidity.

8.9

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