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Palliser Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Sauvignon Blanc from Martinborough, New Zealand
  • ST 89
  • WS 88
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Winemaker Notes

Brilliant straw-yellow color with green hues and a pale rim. The bouquet is full, open and voluminous with fresh and powerful passionfruit aromas along with gooseberries, lime fruit and flinty minerals that blossom. Dry to taste, the palate has layers of rich, pungent passionfruit and grapefruit flavours with ripe capsicums and fresh herbs that fill the mouth. The acidity is restrained and a fine textural thread provides line and length, leading to a soft, richly... View More

Critical Acclaim

ST 89
International Wine Cellar

Lovely lift to the aromas of lemon oil and grapefruit. Supple and generous, with a distinct sweetness to its very ripe yellow fruit flavors. Finishes generous and persistent.

WS 88
Wine Spectator

Peach blossom and yellow apple notes are fragrant and rich, with toasted herb and hay notes. A touch of petrol balances the juicy citrus flavors.

Palliser Estate

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Palliser Estate, , New Zealand
Palliser Estate
The first Palliser Estate vines were planted more than 20 years ago, in 1984. Today, Palliser wines are served in some of the world's finest restaurants and enjoyed by thousands of people every day.

Winemaker Allan Johnson produces consistently superb wines, which reflect Palliser's prime vineyard sites in Martinborough. Their two brands – Palliser Estate and Pencarrow – offer a comprehensive portfolio of wines, including Chardonnay, Methode Traditionelle, Noble Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris.