Greywacke (Marlborough) Wild Sauvignon 2013

Date tasted: 28th – 29th October 2015

Colour and condition: (Under Stelvin seal.) Pale lemon gold with slight platinum highlights. 3

Aroma: Moderate aroma, with appealing complexity. Reminiscent of Loire Chenin with its ‘wet wool’ / lanolin, but with a distinguishing overtone of (just at first) Gravenstein apple, then dominant crystalised kiwifruit markedly complexed by nashi pear, under-ripe rock melon, and, in particular, reductive smoky notes (including cigarette lighter flint smoke), with privet hedge undertones brooding right into the background.… Read more