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HUNTER’S SAUVIGNON BLANC 2021

Excellent Cameron Douglas MS
Vegan
94 Points
Gold Medal
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A top value Kiwi classic…

  • Closure: Screw Cap
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  • Volume: 750ml
  • Alcohol: 13.3%
  • Grape: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
  • Natural: Vegan Friendly

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A top value Kiwi classic…

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Gold Medal – China Wine and Spirits Awards 2021


The wine that started it all for Hunter's internationally. 1982 was the first vintage of Sauvignon Blanc for Hunters and in 1986 they turned heads in the UK with the 1985 vintage. Nearly 40 years on and they're still winning plenty of fans and awards both here and around the world.


Winery notes (2021 Vintage)
"Hunter's 40th Vintage. We are excited to share with you our 40th Vintage of Sauvignon Blanc! Our first vintage was bottled in 1982 and whilst the style has evolved steadily over time, we have endeavoured to stay true to our original quality focus.

Our classically styled Sauvignon Blanc shows passionfruit and lime characters along with grapefruit notes. Dry and saline, the lively palate has a creamy texture and a juicy finish."


Rated Excellent & 94/100 Cameron Douglas MS, September 2021 (2021 Vintage)
"Fresh, fruity, herbaceous, pungent, tropical and an abundance of energy and power. Classic with purity and charm. Fantastic on the palate with acidity that’s salty and salivates, a core of fruit with citrus, white stone fruits and tropical fruit flavours and acidity that pushes the texture and core flavours through the palate seamlessly. Well-made and ready to drink from day of purchase through 2025."


4 ½ Stars Winestate Magazine (2021 Vintage)
"Sharply priced, this full-bodied, sweet-fruited wine was grown in the Wairau Valley and a small portion of the blend was fermented in large French oak barrels. Ripely scented, it is weighty, with strong, tropical fruit flavours, a distinct touch of complexity, balanced acidity and good length."


92/100 Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review, October 2021 (2021 Vintage)
"This label commemorates Hunter’s 40th vintage. Crisp and delicately pungent sauvignon blanc with grapefruit, lime, pineapple and passionfruit flavours. A classic Marlborough style making it a fitting choice to celebrate an important birthday."


4 Stars Michael Cooper (2021 Vintage)
"Hunter’s fame rests on this wine. The goal is a strong expression of Marlborough fruit – a bell-clear wine with a mix of tropical and searing gooseberry characters. The grapes are sourced from numerous sites in the Wairua Valley, all company owned, and to retain their fresh, vibrant characters they are processed quickly, with some use of indigenous yeasts and lees-aging. The wine is usually at its best between one and two years old. The classy 2021 vintage was mostly handled in tanks, but 5% of the blend was fermented in large French oak casks. Pale and ripely scented, it is  full-bodied and sweet-fruited, with impressive intensity of tropical flavours, a touch of complexity, balanced acidity and a long, dry (3 grams/litre of residual sugar) finish. A top year."


Reviews for the 2020 vintage below…


5 Stars & 94/100 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, October 2020 (2020 Vintage)
"This is intensely aromatic on the nose showing Granny Smith apple, kiwifruit, green rockmelon and lemon zest aromas, leading to a wonderfully flavoursome palate that's juicy and lively. A splendidly expressed sauvignon, offering terrific drinking. At its best: now to 2023."

We provide a door to door delivery service nationwide. Delivery charges are calculated on a 12 bottle case or part there of.

Delivery charges are calculated during the checkout process. Please ensure you choose the correct delivery region. We will advise you if you have chosen the incorrect delivery region.

You may also choose to 'pick up' your order from our wine shop at 188 Durham Street South, Christchurch.

For further details on prices and delivery options please go to the Delivery & Returns section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that it may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on (03) 3655134.

Note, for orders of 1 - 2 bottles we charge an additional $3 for packaging. To ensure the safety of the bottles we use specially designed posting boxes.

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