Mother Goose Wines The Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc, 2015
$159.03 / case(12)
”the source of infamous goose grapes is marlborough’s wairau river valley where stony sandy loam topsoil covers deep layers of free-draining shingle. This low-fertility soil reduces vigor yielding lush aromatic ripe fruit. The fruit is picked at optimal ripeness and destemmed and the free-run juice is cool-fermented in stainless steel tanks. Three months of aging on the lees also in stainless steel tanks provides body and complexity before blending fining filtering and bottling. Harvest note a cool spring with several long nights of frost protection for our vineyard team and persistent north west winds held the vines back from flourishing early on. A dry summer was experienced with drought declared across the region in late january. With low crops on the vines the warm summer advanced ripening from the cool late start and harvest commenced at a very similar time to the two great vintages of 2013 and 2014. For sauvignon blanc the fast ripening meant picking decisions were f
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