Cloudy Bay Te Koko Sauvignon Blanc 2021
Established in 1985, Cloudy Bay boldly ventured into Marlborough, becoming one of the first five winemakers to recognize its untapped potential. At the time, Marlborough was an unconventional choice for a vineyard, but Cloudy Bay's founder, David Hohnen saw beyond the norm and invested in the region's finest land. This visionary move laid the foundation for Marlborough's rise as New Zealand's leading wine region and a globally renowned winemaking destination. Cloudy Bay defied conventional winemaking norms and set a new standard for New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Through wild fermentation and aging in old French oak, they crafted a sophisticated style that pushed the boundaries of traditional techniques. The result is a remarkable Sauvignon Blanc that captivates the senses with its unique character.
Among Cloudy Bay's exceptional lineup, Cloudy Bay Te Koko Sauvignon Blanc 2021 stands out as a serious yet subtle and complex offering. The palate unveils a textural, layered and intriguing experience. The mellow oak and mineral nuances harmonize with the vibrant acidity, granting freshness to the citrus and conference pear flavors. A long and elegant finish gracefully ties together the elements of this dense and powerful wine, paying homage to the original vision of creating something truly extraordinary.
Cloudy Bay's commitment to crafting exceptional wines has resulted in global recognition and acclaim. This wine not only represents the dedication and skill of its winemakers but also embodies the spirit of innovation and the pursuit of excellence. With every sip of Cloudy Bay Te Koko Sauvignon Blanc, one can appreciate the legacy of Cloudy Bay as it continues to honour its pioneering vision and produce truly remarkable and unique wines.
The Finer Details
Style - White Wine
Varietal - Sauvignon Blanc
Country - New Zealand
Region - Marlborough
Vintage - 2021
Bottle Size - 750ml
ABV - 13.5%