Durvillea Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Astrolabe Wines Ltd
“Along our shores holding fast to the rocks at low tide is the seaweed Durvillea, named after the ca... read more.
“Along our shores holding fast to the rocks at low tide is the seaweed Durvillea, named after the captain of the Astrolabe, Dumont D’Urville. Known as bull kelp or rimurapa, ever since I studied seaweed at University it has been for me the quintessence of our wild coast.” - Simon Waghorn, Winemaker. Colour/Appearance: Pale lemon-straw with green highlights. Aroma/Bouquet: Lime zest, gooseberry, sweet straw and black currant leaf. Palate: Medium-bodied with white stone fruit, gooseberry and lime flavours, mineral texture and long, crisp and clean finish. Cellaring: This wine is ready now, and will remain at peak drinking over the next 3 years. Suggested Foods: Leafy summer salads, Pacific Rim and Thai-style cuisine featuring aromatic herbs such as mint and coriander, as well as fresh oysters and seafood of all types. Serve: Chilled.