These are wines that provide focus and clarity on Marlborough's fast-emerging sub-regions. Certainly regional and sometimes vineyard-specific, these wines highlight the attributes of individual sites and districts and their ensuing characteristics in the finished wines.
Colour/Appearance Pale straw with green highlights
Aroma/Bouquet Citrus pith and lime and grapefruit zest with a whiff of jasmine tea or honeysuckle, fennel and tarragon
Palate Medium bodied wine with flinty, almost salty notes, currant flavours and a dry finish
Cellaring Best enjoyed when young and fresh, but has the potential to age gracefully until early 2012
Suggested Foods Raw oysters, rocket salads, smoked salmon and seafood of all types