Richmond Plains 2009 Nelson Sauvignon Blanc



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Winery/Brand: Richmond Plains


Nose: Fresh herbaceous characters with gooseberry and capsicum notes.

Palate: Delicious gooseberry, capsicum, passionfruit and lime / citrus flavours with a lovely background of mineral and nettle tones. Fresh, fruity & vibrant with good weight and length. A very versatile and popular wine that complements a wide variety of food styles especially seafood and ideal as an aperitif.



The Story

Gold Medal, Hong Kong International Wine Challenge 2011

"It's gently fragrant on the nose displaying capsicum, lime zest and passionfruit characters with a touch of herbaceous notes. The palate is vibrant and intensely flavoured with refreshing acidity and a lengthy crisp finish. A delicate style Sauvignon showing lovely balance and appeal. 86 pts ****½ Stars" Sam Kim » Wine Orbit

**** Stars Michael Cooper » Winestate

"Mellow, grassy wine with weight and body. Subtle flavours and a good balance between sweetness and acidity giving a bone-dry finish." Bob Campbell MW

The Specs

RegionNelson, New Zealand
GrapesSauvignon Blanc
PackagingGlass Bottle