The best way to summarise this Sauvignon Blanc is as an old-world wine produced in a new-world style.
Tradition and northern Italian excellence celebrated through the wines of “Il Casato”. A fascinating story that expresses the terroirs and flavours of one of the finest regions for viticulture in Italy. The winemaking journey of Il Casato starts from the Alto Adige region, home of Schenk Italian Wineries, and continues through the beautiful hills of […]
Produced from grapes meticulously sourced from some of the best plots in the Côtes de Duras area, this Latis white is made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc. The local soil is mostly clay and chalk and the area benefits from maritime influence from the Atlantic and a generally warmer climate than Bordeaux. The vineyards are managed […]
The fruit for this wine was sourced from select blocks in the lower Wairau Valley. These block have been historically the most intensely flavoured and balanced in the vineyard. Careful canopy and yield management was used to accentuate these positive characteristics. The fruit was hand-harvested and whole bunch pressed to give some beautiful pristine juice […]
The fruit from the MacDonald Home Vineyard came from the Seaside Blocks which are compositionally higher in sand and shingle and have less organic matter. These blocks tend to give tropical passionfruit flavours with nice, bright acids.