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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Foxes Island

Region:

New Zealand

Appellation:

Marlborough

Grape Type:

Sauvignon Blanc

Fox by John Belsham, Sauvignon Blanc, 2014

12x75cl £100.00

10 cases, 10 bottles

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Tasting Note:

John Belsham being a huge Francophile, its no surprise that this is at the more reserved and subtle end of the New Zealand Sauvignon spectrum. Aromatics of cut grass, elderflower and a hint of gooseberry, clear fresh and so easy to drink, finely poised and refreshing to the finish. A blend of fruit from growers with whom John Belsham works very closely, together with Foxes Island fruit, fermented at low temperatures and aged in steel, sur lie, for 3 months.

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