Wairau Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Reserve | Marlborough
Wairau Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage 2022 
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.
Maxwell and Rutherford Vineyards play a key part of this wine contributing the pungent ripe passionfruit aroma's and tropical fruit flavours, whereas the Myersdale vineyard in the Lower Wairau Valley adds freshness and greener thiols, such as boxwood.
The Marlborough growing season started off well with very little frost pressure during spring. Flowering went without a glitch, due healthy soil moisture levels the canopies looked lush and vibrant. The start of 2022 summer was slightly colder; February was below the long-term average in temperature however the weather settled with a slightly damp autumn.

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Tropical and herbaceous

Tasting notes

  • Blackcurrent
  • Passionfruit
  • Citrus

This wine displays powerful aromas of blackcurrant and passionfruit. The palate has an enticing array of ripe citrus fruits mixed with pungent herbs such as fresh rosemary, finishing with subtle 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

Aromatic with a citrusy and floral character.



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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