Named after the unique Weka bird of New Zealand. The bird is feisty and inquisitive in nature and forms part of Maori folk law, it is often found close to vineyards. This Sauvignon Blanc is vibrant and zesty with pronounced aromas and flavours of passion fruit, citrus and lime zest. Finished with great length, acidity and richness that exceeds expectations of most Kiwi Sauvignon Blancs.
A treat with fish and seafood. Perfect with herby sauces like pesto pasta, and also Asian inspired dishes.
Serving Temperature: 10-12˚C
Cool fermentation occurs in stainless steel tanks and uses specially selected yeasts, which enhance the wines natural aromatics. The resulting wine was aged on its fine lees to add richness. Approximately 5% of the wine was also aged in French oak barrels, which adds complexity and balance to this top quality wine.
Weka – New Zealand
Weka is an indigenous flightless bird made famous in Maori folk law and forms the emblem of our classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Weka are feisty inquisitive birds and can be found close to the vineyards where we source our fruit. The region of Marlborough is New Zealand`s largest wine production region, nestled at the top of the South Island and has a reputation for producing some of the countries finest Sauvignon Blanc and the Weka example is sure not to disappoint.