Craggy Range 'Te Muna' Martinborough Sauvignon Blanc on Promotion this
Craggy Range produce their premium Sauvignon Blanc in Martinborough, where the great New Zealand whites come from. The winery are one of the twelve founding members of Wine New Zealand, a group who came together to promote excellence and awareness of the best wines from New Zealand. Save €60 for the month of September, when you buy a case of 12 bottles, while stocks last.
Craggy Range Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc
6 Bottle Case RRP: €150 September Offer: €120 - Save: €30
What Makes Craggy Range So Special?
Awarded 91 pointsand Highly Recommended status by Decanter in their July 2019 panel tasting of Oaked New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs
Awarded 92 PointsCraggy Range Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc 2018 - July 2019 Decanter review
The 2017 vintage was awarded aGold Medal and 95 pointsat the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards
See blue link below for the fiche technique/technical note from the winemakers at Craggy Range.
Craggy Range produces a collection of iconic wines from multiple regions in New Zealand. Owner Terry Peabody and his family pursued the single vineyard approach to winemaking, planting on green fields and bare land ensuring a focus on quality from the very beginning. New Zealand, with its diversity of soils types offered the perfect location to plant the vines. From the stony, warm soils of the Gimblett Gravels in Hawke's Bay to the volcanic, clay soils of Te Muna Road in Martinborough these exceptional vineyards produce wines with amazing aromatics, purity and complexity.
Grown on the lower terrace at Te Muna Road, this wine shows a unique level of texture and complexity. The cooler climate of Martinborough ensures the wine is aromatic with steely minerality while the rocky soils gives intensity of the fruit.
Around 90% of the grapes used to make this wine are destemmed. It is then fermented using a combination of stainless steel tanks, French oak cuves & French oak barriques. The yeasts used are a mix of innoculated and indigenous.
This wine has a pale lemon straw colour. There are vibrant aromas of nectarine, green apple, honeysuckle and a hint of nettle. Lovely precision on the palate with a core of zesty fruit and a long satisfyingly dry textural finish. Matt Stafford, Chief Winemaker says: "We chase complexity in our Sauvignon... you can literally smell the meadow and taste the flintiness of the rock in these wines."
creating new world classics. Julian Grands came on board as head-winemaker in November 2018. The reputation of Craggy Range’s wine portfolio is synonymous with quality and
What The Critics Say
4 Stars Michael Cooper
"The attractive 2018 vintage (4*) is a mouthfilling, dry wine with passionfruit and lime flavours, tight and lingering. Showing good vibrancy and delicacy, it is freshly scented and youthful."
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