2023 Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Misty Cove’s Estate Sauvignon Blanc captures the essence of Marlborough’s sub-regional characters. Lovingly handcrafted and produced from our vineyards in the Wairau and Waihopai Valleys, this wine captures Marlborough’s unique environment.

Produced from our rich Marlborough soils, the Misty Cove Estate Sauvignon Blanc celebrates the region’s character and earthy charm as well as giving a nod to good times. This refreshing and lively wine is sure to please with a lingering aftertaste.

The fruit was carefully harvested in the cool of the morning and taken straight to the winery to enhance varietal characteristics. It was then gently pressed, cold settled and fermented in stainless steel tanks with aromatic yeasts to capture the vibrant fruit flavours and aromatics from our vineyards.

Analysis at Bottling

Alcohol: 13.50%               pH: 3.25
R/S: 3.56 g/L                    TA: 7.2 g/L

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Perfect pairing

Misty Cove Sauvignon Blanc is like the life of the party with its lively acidity and bursts of citrusy fun! It's the perfect partner for a taste adventure, whether you're diving into a tangy goat cheese salad or riding the flavor waves with grilled seafood. Sushi night? It's a match made in culinary heaven! And let's not forget the thrill of pairing it with the zesty flavors of Thai or Vietnamese dishes. So, grab a glass, get creative in the kitchen, and let the good times flow.


The fruit for our Estate Series Sauvignon Blanc was sourced from our vineyards in the Wairau and Waihopai Valleys. Harvested in the cool of the night then cool fermented with selected yeasts strains to enhance varietal characteristics. Bottled early to capture the true essence of Marlborough: fruit freshness and zing!

Expert Opinions

2023 Vintage

91 Points

Decanter Magazine

"Menthol grassiness with pea pod and petrichor, wet slate aromas. Good concentration on the palate. Lots of ripe passionfruit, gooseberry, lime and mango with a grassy, herbaceous character. Ultimately, marmite style, as the structure is very good and the concentration is too."

2023 Vintage

90 Points

James Suckling

"This has an aromatic, refreshing nose with notes of gooseberries, lime, crushed herbs and citrus leaf. Smooth, polished and chalky on the palate with a medium body and mouthwatering acidity. Drink now."

2022 Vintage

93 Points (5 Stars)

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

"Gorgeously aromatic and enticing with passionfruit, kiwifruit, apricot and feijoa notes, it’s concentrated and lively in the mouth delivering terrific fruit purity and power. Delectably appealing and highly enjoyable. At its best: now to 2025."

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