Auntsfield Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Home to Marlborough's first wine. No pressure lads!

Auntsfield Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

2023, Marlborough New Zealand
  • Auntsfield Estate is the location of Marlborough's first vineyard and winery dating back to over 150 years ago in 1873!
  • Brothers Luc & Ben Cowley are the second generation continuing that legacy (no pressure lads!)
  • 93/100 (Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review) - "Impressive wine"
  • 90100 (Stephen Wong MW, The Real Review), 5 Stars (Michael Cooper) - "A refined, vibrant, finely balanced wine"
The Real Review – 4 Stars
Bob Campbell MW – 4 Stars
Michael Cooper 5 Stars

11 in stock

RRP $24.99

$19.99

Auntsfield is the home to Marlborough’s very first vineyard and winery which dates back to 1873. While other early settlers saw sheep, David Herd saw wine! He planted the first vines in the region and made a cheeky little Brown Muscat wine and this continued to be made at Auntsfield Estate for another 50 years until 1931.

Some 100 years later in 1973 Frank Yukich of Montana planted vines in the area and declared “Wines from here will become world famous.” Frank was bang on the money.

Brothers Luc and Ben Cowley are the second generation Cowleys to run the Auntsfield Estate family business and carry on the legacy of one of Marlborough and New Zealand wine’s most historically important sites. No pressure lads!

The original cellar door from 1973 has been lovingly restored and the remains of the original homestead still stand on site today.

This is the Auntsfield Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc and it’s a classy example of what Marlborough does best. A powerful style with loads of texture and weight.

Scoring 5 Stars with Kiwi critic Michael Cooper who said “Estate-grown on the south side of the Wairau Valley, on the site where the region’s first wines were made in the 1870s, the 2023 vintage (5*) was fermented and lees-aged in stainless steel tanks. Light lemon/green, it is mouthfilling, with concentrated, ripe, tropical fruit flavours to the fore, a herbal undercurrent, and a long”

  • 13.5%
  • 750ml
  • Screwcap
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$19.99 RRP $24.99
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