2009 Metis, Sauvignon Blanc, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Producer: Trinity Hill
Vintage: 2009
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: New Zealand, North Island, Hawkes Bay
Appellation: Hawkes Bay
Date tasted: 1 May 2011
Price when tasted: £14.95

Tasting notes


A partnership between Pascal Jolivet of Sancerre and New Zealand's Trinity Hill, this is a mouthwatering, focused beauty that calls for a reassessment of any notions of one-dimensional Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc. There's a mineral underbelly that counters teh breezy fruity flavours of pink grapefruit, rhubarb and gooseberry. Alc: 13.5%. (18 points) £14.95

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