Thursday, February 14, 2013

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is more than just a wine; it’s a phenomenon. In previous years wine enthusiasts have looked down on New Zealand as a wine producer, which to be honest isn’t surprising, after all before the 70’s there was virtually no vineyards to be seen, however, over time, and with the introduction of wine grapes to Marlborough area, an incredible discovery was made, the soil makeup here adds an unmistakable gooseberry and citrus taste to the wine, creating a unique new flavour for wine. When foreign markets tasted this wine they were amazed, and now Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is highly appreciated by those in the know. Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has helped to put New Zealand wine on the winemaking map, and is now the most cultivated wine in New Zealand. Now much of the flat land in New Zealand, and among these vineyards is Morton, who has vine estates which cover a significant amount of land on the south island. Cool climate in these vineyards help achieve some truly stunning wines.

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is a zest, juicy, fruity sensation, that is considered a must try for any wine drinker who has or has not tried a wine from New Zealand, and is the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion. Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand which is known for its dry climate,, and is the biggest wine growing region in the country. There are around 65 wineries in the Marlborough region, which means that its very easy and popular to visit and take part in wine tasting sessions. At these wineries , you can be exposed to the facilities and resources that these wineries have to offer, which serve as an incredible experience.

The strong contrast between sunny days and cold nights which exposes the grapes to an extended ripening period, creating a different and unique flavour that Marlborough is famed for. Marlborough is strongly thought of by critics to produce the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc for this reason because this process works so well on the grape.

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