Hand-picked, whole-cluster pressed, barrel-fermented—this represents one of the directions forward-thinking NZ Sauvignon Blanc producers are pursuing. It's fully ripe and velvety in texture, with toasty, nutty notes but no obvious vanilla overtones, as only used oak is employed. Peach and nectarine flavors finish long and citrusy.
Reviews wines from Australia, New Zealand and the Rhône.
In his role, Czerwinski manages all aspects of digital and print production for Wine Enthusiast Magazine as well as helping drive the creative direction of the dynamic online and print publications. Czerwinski has been a wine journalist, editor and taster for over a decade and is a regular wine panelist, speaker and educator for events and organizations worldwide. Czerwinski was previously Senior Editor and Tasting Director for Wine Enthusiast Media. Email: email@example.com