Te Koko was the first of a new, more full-bodied style of Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough, fermented in oak using indigenous yeasts.
Founded in 1985 Cloudy Bay became an iconic producer through its pungent, nettle-sharp Sauvignon Blanc. Since then, quality has been sky-high as it has had to be with the influx of high-quality competitors. Winemaker ...Learn more
“This has evolved beautifully; an elegant, buttery nose unveils a zesty and bright palate offering enticing notes of lemon curd and citrus peel, while restrained acidity fuels a lovely, lingering finish.”
“The subtle nutty and creamy aromas point to this wine's clever use of oak, using only 8% new barrels. The palate is equally finely crafted, with a waxy apple-peel character that hints at, rather than shouts, oak, although the classic Sauvignon energy pokes through too. Refined and hugely food-friendly.”