A fuller bodied, textural style of Sauvignon Blanc. This single vineyard parcel is situated within the Dog Point Vineyard, using the same low cropping level from vines planted in 1992. Fruit is handpicked, whole bunch pressed and fermented and aged in older French oak barrels for 18 months.
94 Points - The Wine Advocate
“The palate is wonderfully intense with a gorgeous, creamy texture and tons of flavour layers, finishing long. Wow…this vintage is firing on all cylinders and should age beautifully over the next 5-7 years" - Lisa Perrotti-Brown
Onshore Cellars - ICONIC Producer
Marlborough is blessed with one of the sunniest and driest climates in New Zealand. With easterly sea breezes and a long autumn, this region provides the perfect conditions for long slow ripening fruit. Home to New Zealand’s best Sauvignon Blanc and home to Dog Point.
Ivan Sutherland and James Healy, the former chief viticulturist and head winemaker of Cloudy Bay, began Dog point in 2002. As owners they have an incredible hands on approach to their wines - from in the vineyard, handpicking the grapes, to carrying out all the winery work. They apply old world philosophies and new world technology to produce wines true to their region.
“Our philosophy is to produce regionally distinctive wines that will drink well now and age gracefully for many years.” James Healy, Winemaker