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DAY 13
SHEEP STATION
SAUVIGNON BLANC
MARLBOROUGH
NEW ZEALAND

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ABOUT SHEEP STATION

Renowned for its vibrant and herbaceous essence, Sheep Station Sauvignon Blanc hails from Marlborough, New Zealand. With its lively blend of tropical fruit and citrus notes, this wine presents a multi-layered palate experience. Concluding with a refreshing and enduring finish, it promises to delight even the most discerning of palates.

 

ABOUT MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND

Marlborough, New Zealand, is globally acclaimed for its exceptional wines, particularly its distinctive Sauvignon Blanc. Situated at the northeastern tip of the South Island, Marlborough enjoys a unique combination of sunny days, cool nights, and well-drained, stony soils that contribute to the vibrant acidity and intense flavors characteristic of its wines. Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough is renowned for its explosive aromas of tropical fruits, citrus, and fresh herbs, often accompanied by a crisp, refreshing palate with hints of minerality. In addition to Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough also produces high-quality Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and aromatic whites such as Riesling and Pinot Gris. The region's innovative winemakers continuously experiment with viticulture and winemaking techniques, solidifying Marlborough's reputation as a leader in New World wine production and a benchmark for Sauvignon Blanc worldwide.

 

FOOD PAIRINGS

Here are five excellent food pairings for New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc:
 

  1. Goat Cheese: The tangy, creamy texture of goat cheese complements the wine’s crisp acidity and citrus notes, making for a classic and refreshing pairing.
     

  2. Grilled Asparagus: The fresh, green flavors of grilled asparagus are beautifully matched by the herbaceous and citrus characteristics of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
     

  3. Seafood Ceviche: The wine’s bright acidity and tropical fruit flavors enhance the fresh, zesty qualities of seafood ceviche, creating a lively and refreshing combination.
     

  4. Sushi and Sashimi: The clean, crisp nature of the wine pairs well with the delicate flavors of sushi and sashimi, particularly with fish like tuna and salmon.
     

  5. Thai Green Curry: The wine’s vibrant acidity and fruit-forward profile balance the spicy, aromatic, and slightly sweet flavors of a Thai green curry, providing a harmonious and flavorful pairing.

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