Wild River Sauvignon Blanc, Mount Brown, Waipara
No paddle required
Tastes like: Gooseberry. Tropical. Passionfruit. Lychee. Herbaceous. Fresh.
Anyone seeking mind-blowingly good value New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc will do well to head South from Marlborough and to explore the region of Waipara.
Wines here are a little less grassy and are unashamedly tropical, with an abundance of passionfruit and tangy gooseberry.
This is a brilliantly made wine from award winning producer Mount Brown who work to make their wines with a love for the land and ensuring their activities are as sustainable as possible.
The name comes from the ancient dry river bed on which the wines now grow on - an ideal and sheltered spot for their vines to thrive in.
With just a hint of sweetness, Wild River goes brilliantly with fish dishes and Asian food but also makes for the ideal aperitif or simply to glug on while catching up with pals.
New Zealand - 2020 - 12% - 75cl