Home / Wines / Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

This vintage shows a mineral purity with delightful aromas of citrus, herbaceous greens and lemongrass. The palate shows rock melon with a long and crisp finish.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.3 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

1.0 g/L

pH

3.29

ACIDITY

6.6 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

HARVEST DATE

March 2021

BOTTLED DATE

November 2021

FINED USING

gelatine

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vintage conditions

The growing season was early and dry with smaller, more concentrated berries, packed with lots of flavour.

Vinification details

The grapes were machine harvested and pressed, with the juice settled and then racked to stainless steel tanks. The juice was inoculated with two
different yeasts and went through a controlled cool fermentation.
The wine spent a little time on lees post ferment, and was then stabilised and cross flow filtered before being prepared for bottling.

Awards

Wine Orbit: 93 pts

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

 

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

Stanley Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a very aromatic wine, fruit-driven but technically dry. It shows a mineral purity with herbaceous, lime, gooseberry and green capsicum flavours. It has a beautifully balanced palate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.6 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.8 g/L

pH

3.20

ACIDITY

7.1 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

HARVEST DATE

April 2020

BOTTLED DATE

November 2022

FINED USING

Isinglass & Gelatine

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vinification details

After a gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked to stainless steel tanks, where it went through a controlled fermentation using French yeasts. The wine then spent a good time on lees to add a real depth of flavour and palate weight to the wine. The wine was cross flow filtered and prepared for bottling under screwcap to maintain freshness and quality.

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

 

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

A very aromatic wine, fruit driven but technically dry. It has ripe, zesty fruit flavours of white currants, grapefruit, passionfruit and gooseberries balanced by green tomato stalk and capsicum flavours with a beautifully balanced palate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.0 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.8 g/L

pH

3.50

ACIDITY

7.0 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vintage conditions

The 2019 season was a return to a normal hot, dry summer summer which gave a slightly less than ‘normal’ crop, due to unsettled weather during flowering in December, and led to an early harvest. Flavours developed steadily during the ripening period, and the fruit was picked in parcels as the different blocks reached maturity. The grapes were machine harvested at night when the fruit temperatures were lower to capture and maintain the fruit freshness.

Vinification details

After a gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked to stainless steel tanks, where it went through a controlled fermentation using French yeasts. The wine then spent a good time on lees to add depth of flavour and palate weight to the wine. The wine was cross flow filtered and prepared for bottling under screwcap to maintain freshness and quality.

Awards

Bob Campbell MW: 95 pts

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

 

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

A very aromatic wine, fruit driven but technically dry. It has ripe, zesty fruit flavours of white currants, grapefruit, passionfruit and gooseberries balanced by green tomato stalk and capsicum flavours with a beautifully balanced palate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.5 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

1.8 g/L

pH

3.45

ACIDITY

6.8 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

HARVEST DATE

April 2018

BOTTLED DATE

August 2018

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vintage conditions

The 2018 season will be remembered for being the hottest overall summer since records began in 1931, but also for being the wettest summer on record which created very strong vine growth during the season and a really early harvest. The flavours developed steadily during the ripening period and the fruit was picked in parcels as the blocks reached maturity. The grapes were machine harvested at night when the fruit temperatures were lower to capture and maintain the fruit freshness.

Vinification details

After a gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked to stainless steel tanks, where it went through a controlled fermentation using French yeasts. The wine then spent a good time on lees to add depth of flavour and palate weight to the wine. The wine was cross flow filtered and prepared for bottling under screwcap to maintain freshness and quality.

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

 

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

A very aromatic wine, fruit driven but technically dry. It has ripe, zesty fruit flavours of white currants, grapefruit, passionfruit and gooseberries balanced by green tomato stalk and capsicum flavours with a beautifully balanced palate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

12.8 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.1 g/L

pH

3.45

ACIDITY

7.3 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

HARVEST DATE

April 2017

BOTTLED DATE

September 2017

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vintage conditions

The 2017 season will be remembered for being a very challenging harvest, with dull conditions and poor temperatures leading up to the harvest which started in the first week of April with fruit cropping levels at normal levels. The flavours developed steadily during the ripening period, and the fruit was picked in parcels as the blocks reached maturity. The grapes were machine harvested at night when the fruit temperatures were lower to capture and maintain the fruit freshness.

Vinification details

After a gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked to stainless steel tanks, where it went through a controlled fermentation using French yeasts. The wine then spent a good time on lees to add depth of flavour and palate weight to the wine. The wine was cross flow filtered and prepared for bottling under screwcap to maintain freshness and quality.

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

A very aromatic wine, fruit driven but technically dry. It has ripe zesty fruit flavours of lychees, passionfruit and gooseberries balanced by green tomato stalk and capsicum flavours and a beautifully-balanced palate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.3 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.1 g/L

pH

3.38

ACIDITY

7.7 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

HARVEST DATE

April 2016

BOTTLED DATE

July 2016

FINED USING

Isinglass

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vintage conditions

The 2016 season will be remembered for being a very warm and dry season, with an ‘average’ start to harvest in the first week of April. Fruit cropping levels were above normal levels, so crop reduction was carried out in some areas to balance the vines. The weather at harvest was fine at the tail of a very dry growing season. Great flavours developed steadily during the ripening period and the fruit was picked in parcels as the blocks reached their optimum maturity.

Vinification details

The grapes were machine harvested at night when the fruit temperatures are lower to capture and maintain the fruit freshness. After a gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked to stainless steel tanks, where it went through a controlled fermentation using French yeasts. The wine then spent a good time on lees to add a real depth of flavour and palate weight to the wine. The wine was cross flow filtered and prepared for bottling under screwcap to maintain freshness and quality.

Awards

Decanter Magazine: 90 pts

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss

... a great precision-built wine. I’m fascinated by the grassy nose and the pin-sharp purity of lemon balm on the palate. Give it a whirl!

Matthew Jukes

Download full size images

Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates

Stanley Estate's Sauvignon is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc, single vineyard wine from the family vineyard in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough.

This is a very aromatic wine, fruit driven but technically dry. It has ripe zesty fruit flavours of lychees, passionfruit and gooseberries balanced by green tomato stalk and capsicum flavours and a beautifully-balanced palate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.3 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.1 g/L

pH

3.38

ACIDITY

7.7 g/L

ORIGIN

New Zealand

WINEMAKER

Eveline Fraser

VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

HARVEST DATE

March 2015

SERVING TEMP

8-10

FINED USING

Isinglass

SULPHUR

Total: 115

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Marlborough

VEGETARIAN

No

VEGAN

No

Vintage conditions

The 2015 season will be remembered for being a very early harvest, as a result of a fabulous hot summer. Fruit cropping levels were about 25% below ‘normal’ fruiting levels. The weather at harvest was fine at the tail of a very dry growing season. Great flavours developed steadily during the ripening period, with the fruit picked in parcels as the blocks reached their optimum maturity.

Vinification details

The grapes were machine harvested at night when the fruit temperatures are lower to capture and maintain the fruit freshness. After a gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked to stainless steel tanks, where it went through a controlled fermentation using French yeasts. The wine then spent a good time on lees to add a real depth of flavour and palate weight to the wine. The wine was cross flow filtered and prepared for bottling under screwcap to maintain freshness and quality.

Awards

Matthew Jukes’ Top 100 Whites for Summer 2016

Green credentials

Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.

Have a trade enquiry?
Contact us to discuss