Jackson Estate Somerset Block 2 single vineyard sauvignon blanc

Just 600 cases were made of this single vineyard, single block, single clone wine. The fruit comes from Block 2 of Jackson Estate’s Somerset vineyard which has the company’s only planting of the Bordeaux clone BDX316. This clone produces premium fruit with melon, peach and quince characters. Initial fermentation was with wild yeast and post-ferment the wine sat on its lees for nine months. The resulting wine is somewhere between a fresh, lifted Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc style and a textured, layered, more complex style. It has up-front presence and lift but due to the lees and wild yeast influence has definite legs for cellaring and is drinking superbly now.

Product Number: 4
Wine Producer: Jackson Estate
Vintage: 2017
Region / Appellation: Waihopai Valley, Marlborough
Country: New Zealand
Wine Colour: White
Wine Style: Still
RRP Bottle Price (£): 22.00
Is this wine new to the UK?: Yes