Sauvignon Blanc is grown in our Marlborough vineyard on stony riverbed terraces, gently pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks to give intense passionfruit and gooseberry fruit characters. The wine is fruit-driven in style, with complexity from lees ageing for several months in stainless steel tanks before bottling. This wine is a classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with intense flavours and crisp acid in a dry style.
On the nose, this has classic Marlborough aromas of grapefruit,... View More
International Wine Cellar
Pineapple and white pepper on the nose, plus a whiff of exotic flowers. Fat, sweet and fruit-driven, with ripe acids and a touch of sweetness giving this round, easygoing wine plenty of immediate appeal. Nicely dusty and persistent on the finish.
Appealing for its ripeness and fleshy body, this offers peach and citrus flavors that have a pungent grassy kick and tangy acidity. Spice, floral and mineral details fill in on the finish. Drink now.
The brand name Spy Valley is derived from the presence of a satellite communications monitoring station within a few kilometers of the winery. Situated on the sunny southern side of Marlborough's Wairau Valley, nestled on the terraces of the Omaka River are the vineyards of Johnson Estate. Established in 1993 by the Johnson family, Johnson Estate was one of the pioneering vineyard companies in the Marlborough sub-region and remains family-owned. Eight varieties... View More