BACKGROUND: Kim Crawford produces one of Marlborough’s benchmark Sauvignon Blancs and has been named in the “Wine Spectator Top 100” four times. A perennial favorite enjoyed by the glass in restaurants, it has also been named in the “2019 Wine & Spirits Restaurant Top 10” Sauvignon Blanc category. The secret to Kim Crawford’s success is serious attention to detail in the vineyards and winery, with a special focus on sustainable practices, individual vineyard block harvesting, and small lot fermentation.
COLOR: Very pale yellow
AROMA: Classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc aromas of lifted citrus, tropical fruit, and crushed herbs.
PALATE: A fresh, juicy wine with vibrant acidity and plenty of weight and length on the palate. Ripe, tropical fruit flavor with passion fruit, melon, and grapefruit.
APPELLATION: New Zealand
PAIRINGS: Pairs brilliantly with fresh oysters, asparagus, lobster, or summer salads.