Tuesday, 2 April 2013


Aronui SV Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Nelson 13%
N: A fruit centred beginning followed quite quickly by a vegetal (bell pepper) and herbaceous layer – not too intense; a flinty/stony mineral-like quality follows, with a hint of spice.

P: Plenty of ripe fruit flavours with a mix of tropical and citrus; suggestions of green apple skin.  The herbaceous notes return. Acidity is high and focused, keeping the wine youthful and crisp – balanced by the fruit core. Moderate length an complexity; balanced, youthful still and quite well made with a dry finish.
3.5 Stars 

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