Te Mata 2019 Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc (Hawke's Bay)

This vintage of Cape Crest, Te Mata's renowned barrel-fermented SB (with a little Sémillon and Sauvignon Gris) is singing. Typical to Hawke's Bay, this is about fleshy fruit without a trace of the pungent, green veg characters found elsewhere in NZ. The bright fruit aromas are harmonized by floral, honeyed, buttery toast. The palate comes with almost bracing acidity compared with the gentleness of the nose, but it's balanced by silky textural components and depth of flavor. This SB demonstrates Te Mata's classic winemaking style along with the deep well of Hawke's Bay flavors. Drink now–2026. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    13.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    White
  • Importer
    Wine Dogs Imports LLC
  • Date Published
    5/1/2021
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