SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kim Crawford Wines, the #1 Sauvignon Blanc and #1 New Zealand wine brand in the U.S., announces its newest offering: Kim Crawford Signature Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. In response to consumer demand for rich, complex expressions of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Kim Crawford introduces this exciting addition to a diverse portfolio. Kim Crawford Signature Reserve Sauvignon Blanc is priced with an MSRP of $24.99 and will be available nationally March 2018, in 750ml, exclusively.
“For our Signature Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, we’re able to take advantage of our deep experience in Marlborough. Each vintage, we evaluate parcels of our vineyards to find grapes with the kind of big aromatics and ripe tropical characters that represent the very best of the region,” says Winemaker Anthony Walkenhorst. “Because we source the grapes from different vineyards and sub-regions each year, we can ensure that only the highest performing vineyards of any given vintage make it into the wine.”
The 2017 vintage of Kim Crawford Signature Reserve Sauvignon Blanc was sourced from the lower Wairau, a region within Marlborough where the coastal climate keeps the vineyards frost-free and ripens fruit slowly and evenly. Each vineyard parcel is fermented separately in small lots, which the winemaking team blends together to create a complex expression of the best of Marlborough each year.
At a moderate 12% alcohol, Kim Crawford Signature Reserve Sauvignon Blanc features intense, lifted aromas of tropical fruit, leading to a range of complex flavors. The wine’s distinct mineral notes and rich palate last through a clean and crisp finish.
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Kim Crawford is one of New Zealand’s most exciting and innovative wine producers. Kim Crawford Wines started out in a small Auckland cottage, and since its launch in 1996, the label has gained critical acclaim around the globe. We do things unconventionally, take risks, and welcome different. For further information, please visit http://www.kimcrawfordwines.com/ and follow us on Facebook @KimCrawfordWines and on Instagram @KimCrawfordWine.
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