Wairau Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Reserve | Marlborough
Wairau Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage 2023 
Sourced from grapes grown in prized vineyards throughout the Wairau Valley, this wine is a classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Powerful passionfruit and fresh herb aromas are followed by an explosive tropical palate and textural layered finish.
Coleman, Craiglochart, Pukekeo Springs, Marpo. A selection of Vineyards throughout the Wairau Valley, each contributing their own unique attributes to create this complex and flavourful wine.
Low frost pressure at bud burst and ample soil moisture from winter rains helped to deliver healthy crop levels and lush canopies to drive ripening. A cooler than average start to the growing season resulted in thick skins carrying the building blocks of what would become intense aromas and rich texture. The weather settled into a long period of warm days and cool nights, allowing for picking at optimal ripeness.

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Tropical and herbaceous

Tasting notes

  • Blackcurrent
  • Passionfruit
  • Citrus

Bursting with tropical fruit characters found in this warmer subregion, this wine displays punchy aromas of passionfruit and blackcurrant. The palate has an enticing and complex array of rich citrus fruits mixed with ripe herbs finishing with fresh and juicy acidity.

Pairing suggestions

How to enjoy our Sauvignon Blanc

  • Snapper
  • Shellfish
  • Rock Melon

This Sauvignon Blanc is perfectly paired with fresh seafood, such as sautéed scallops or seared snapper, accompanied by a fresh side salad of fresh rocket, goat cheese and melon.


Best served at: 8 °C / 46 °F

Offering gorgeous fruit richness and intensity.



An authoritative wine, it is typically ripe and zingy, with impressive weight and length of flavour.

Michael Cooper

Ripe, plush, varietal and inviting bouquet with aromas and flavours of angelica herb and passionfruit.

Cam Douglas


Very aromatic with a citrusy and floral character adding notes of white berries, currant leaf and crushed stones.

James Suckling


Recipe pairing

Asparagus & Goat’s Cheese Salad

This fresh and vibrant green salad is the perfect side dish to accompany the bright and zesty flavours found in a chilled glass of our Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. With simple ingredients, it’s an easy crowd pleaser that pairs well with roasted or grilled meats and fish.



We produce a wide range of Sauvignon Blanc wines, all from the Marlborough region. With incredible vineyards located throughout Marlborough, each site gives us a wine of its own style. The style of Sauvignon Blanc from the Wairau Valley is ripe and tropical; a pungent style of passionfruit and guava notes that leap out of the glass.

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