"A new label for Akarua featuring their Pisa vineyard, de Bettencor. Tangy, mouth-watering sauvignon blanc with lime, grapefruit, lemongrass, green apple and tropical fruits. A bright, vibrant wine with impressive purity." 95 points, Silver Ribbon, Bob Campbell MW - March 2022
Oragnic, Pisa, Central Otago
Akarua de Bettencor Sauvignon Blanc 2020
The inaugural release of this single block organic Sauvignon Blanc from our de Bettencor vineyard in the Pisa subregion. Produced from the oldest organic vines in Central Otago this vineyard is tucked neatly under the ancient glacial slopes of the Pisa Ranges.
Hand harvested and whole bunch pressed, the Akarua De-Bettencor Sauvignon Blanc is a wine of texture and complexity.
Aromas of white pepper and blackcurrant leaf. The pallet is textural with lime sorbet acidity. Gooseberry notes softening into melon & salted white peach, with a long and enduring finish. ... read more