2016 Tinpot Hut Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

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Price: £13.38 (£11.15 ex VAT)
Current Availability: 8
Delivered By: 25/06/2018
  • Format : Bottles
  • Status : Duty Paid
  • Size : 1/75CL

Fruit for this wine is sourced from specially selected vineyards in the Blind River sub-regio with the balance coming from the rich silty soils of Dillon`s Point in the Lower Wairau. The Wairau fruit imparts ripe tropical flavours, where as the fruit from the Awatere Valley has more of a mineral and crushed fresh herb character. This blending of flavours gives a balance between herbaceous and tropical. All vineyard parcels are kept separate in the winery prior to blending post fermentation.

Information About Tinpot Hut Hawkes Bay

Tinpot Hut wines are made primarily from fruit grown on winemaker Fiona Turner’s vineyard in Blind River. Fiona, who has worked with Matt Thomson for a number of years, supplements her own grapes with fruit from other growers in Marlborough and Hawkes Bay. The tinpot hut that gave its name to Fiona’s wines is an old mustering hut in the remote hills between the Wairau and Awatere Valleys. The huts were used as a base for musterers as they rounded up the sheep that had been in the hills from spring to autumn. The name links Marlborough’s past as a sheep farming centre with its current state as one of the world’s most dynamic wine regions.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown
Lisa Perrotti-Brown
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 30 December 2016

The 2016 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has a fresh apple, pear and lemon zest-based nose with a touch of chopped herbs. Medium-bodied, crisp and uncomplicated, it gives good intensity of citrus freshness and decent persistence.

Rating : 86/100

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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.

In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.

Cases Cost c/s per year
1-3 Cases£12.50
4+ Cases£11.00
25+ Cases£9.15

Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.

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