2018 Barker"a Marquis, Arona, Sauvignon Blanc, NZ
On the nose – very intense, luscious tropical fruits with a rich, spiced stone-fruit character and just a nod to a slightly briny, passion-fruit edge. In the mouth, the attack is rich, lush and tropical but beautifully balanced by a taught, deliciously mouth-watering acidity full of super-ripe citrus. The mid palate is bright and light with a fine texture and body. The finish is full of sweet herbs and cut grass, along with an intense, fine, incredibly long smack of passion-fruit and kiwi fruit.