Peter Yealands Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Color Pale lemon in color Bouquet Stone fruit and guava with fresh, aromatic herbal notes Taste The palate is brimming with zingy fruit that is balanced with a long, crisp, mineral finish.
The estate was founded in 2008 by dynamic environmental entrepreneur and iconic figure Peter Yealands, and represents the largest privately-owned vineyard in New Zealand. Comprising 133 vineyards blocks on 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres), Yealands sustainable Seaview estate is designed with biological diversity in mind. Alongside the vineyards, 25 wetlands and more than 175,000 types of native flora support an ever increasing range of fauna. His dedication to the land has continued to guide his holistic approach to ever-evolving sustainable vine growing practices, not only garnering global acclaim for beautifully crafted wines, but also admiration for his visionary tenacity. In fact, Yealands has been selected as the 2014 Green Company of the Year by The Drinks Business.
Wine Spectator 90 points – Whiffs of smoke and honeysuckle add an aromatic accent to the core of peach, pear and mango flavors in this white, which is juicy on the long, crisp, clean finish. Drink now. 277,777 cases made. -MW.April/2017