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Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2022 375ml

Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2022 375ml

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Catalina Sounds is a renowned winery that embarked on its journey in 2005 with a singular vision to craft the finest wines in Marlborough. Named after the majestic Catalina flying boats and the iconic Marlborough Sounds, the winery's offerings truly reflect the region and its vineyard sites, while adding an extra textural dimension that is uniquely Catalina Sounds. The winery has evolved from its humble beginnings and has garnered acclaim for its premium Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, expanding its repertoire to include new varieties such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Additionally, Catalina Sounds produces a single vineyard range from its estate vineyard Sound of White and a sister brand called Crowded House. The name "Catalina Sounds" pays homage to the Catalina flying boats, which played a vital role in the South Pacific during and after World War II. The winery is accredited with Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand, reflecting its commitment to sustainability in winemaking and viticulture. Furthermore, the Appellation Marlborough Wine certification is integral to Catalina Sounds' vision of producing the finest wines from Marlborough serving as a benchmark for protecting provenance and ensuring integrity and quality. Situated in Marlborough, a haven of new world winemaking, Catalina Sounds has established itself as a prominent player in the global wine market particularly renowned for its hallmark style of Sauvignon Blanc characterized by a harmonious balance of lively fruit and distinctive acidity. The Sound of White Vineyard located in the Waihopai Valley, embodies the inspiration for the winery's name offering an awe-inspiring and peaceful setting that influences the creation of compelling, honest and pure wines that distinctly represent the Waihopai Valley. Catalina Sounds' vineyards span the three sub-regions of the Wairau, Southern and Awatere Valleys in Marlborough each characterized by unique soil profiles that contribute to the depth and nuance of the winery's offerings making them truly distinctive to Catalina Sounds.

The 2023 Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc is a symphony of vibrancy and purity, opening with an enticing bouquet of lemon grass, citrus peel and passionfruit aromatics. On the palate, a perfect balance is struck with the presence of ripe fruit imparting a delightful weight and texture that harmonizes seamlessly with the wine's minerality. The finish is nothing short of extraordinary, offering a crisp, bone-dry conclusion that leaves the senses invigorated. This Sauvignon Blanc is a testament to the art of winemaking, inviting enthusiasts to indulge in its charms over the next three years or more, provided it is cellared correctly. With its captivating flavors and impeccable structure, the 2023 Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc promises a remarkable journey of sensory delight with every sip. A beautifully elegant wine, enjoy it with citrus-dressed salads, grilled vegetables, aromatic seafood dishes and your favourite Asian cuisine.

Tangy, vibrant wine with passionfruit, guava, capsicum and gooseberry flavours. Punchy, textural sauvignon blanc with appealing purity. Good food wine in a mouthwatering, bone dry style. - Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review

The Finer Details
Style - White Wine
Varietal - Sauvignon Blanc
Country - Australia
Region - Marlborough
Vintage - 2022
Bottle Size - 375ml
ABV - 13%
Other - Vegan

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