Wine Cape Crest Sauvignon blanc 2007
Wine pale green.
Ripe, concentrated wine with rich flavor, which perceptible fruity notes of pear, gooseberry and fragrant nectarine. Rich, long aftertaste.
The wine has a scent with notes of toast, lime and ripe red currant berries.
The wine goes well with seafood and chicken dishes.
Cape Crest Sauvignon blanc 2007 - this is a great wine produced on the famous winery Te Mata. The fermentation process takes place in oak barrels, the wine after fermentation for 8 months aged in barriques on the lees. The result is a delicious wine with a rich aroma of fruit and toast. On the label Cape Cross Sauvignon Blanc shows the cormorant colony of these wonderful seabirds located in southern Hawke's Bay. The wine has a 5-year-old potential exposure.
Awards: 100 points out of 109 on the assessment of Kiwi-wine Fan Club.
Those Mata, one of the oldest wineries in New Zealand, was founded in 1896 in Hawke's Bay. Vineyards were planted here English immigrant John Chambers in 1892. In 1919, John sold his business, and since then begins a series of changes of owners who have little useful things brought in Te Mata. Only in 1978, when the estate buy two families - Buck and Morris, the rebirth of the economy. Becoming owners Te Mata, John Buck and his partner Michael Morris engaged in the restoration and expansion of the winery vineyards. All work in the vineyards were carried out under the guidance of oenologist Dr. Richard Smart. Later, a pupil of Richard, Larry Morgan, introduced a system of tracking the quality of the grapes, which in turn allows more quickly adjust the nuances of vinification. Those owners Mats support the ideas of innovation and not afraid of unusual that allows them to create a truly outstanding wines, so it was wine Coleraine, produced in 1982, before the creation of which was believed that Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon in New Zealand can provide only a "good wine" .
Today, Te Mata is the best winery in New Zealand, which produces 35,000 cases of wine, 60% of which - red. Robert Parker in his Wine Buyer's Guide Te Mata took to the five most prominent wine producers.