Marlborough, New Zealand

Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough – 2017

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  • Introduction

    • Made in Blenheim, the wine capital of New Zealand, FRENZY Sauvignon Blanc is produced by Paua Bay Wines and is a carefully made blend of the best wines from selected vineyards. Capturing the spirit of New Zealand, FRENZY is crisp, refreshing, vibrant, aromatic and energetic with hints of peach, grapefruit, lime, melon and fresh cut grass. New Zealand produces what many wine critics consider the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc, so drink up the FRENZY.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • FRENZY Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from selected vineyards located on New Zealand’s South Island, including the famous Marlborough region, which is ideally suited to this varietal. The soil is composed of volcanic Greywacke stones and alluvial river silt.

  • Vintage Report

    • 2017 was an excellent growing year and flavours came early which allowed us to pick the grapes at slightly lower sugar levels than normal resulting in elegant, concentrated wines. The harvest commenced late March and continued into April.

  • Vinification

    • The grapes were gently pressed before fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation was conducted at low temperatures (12-14C) to retain the wines strong and appealing aromatics.

  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 12.0%
    • TA: 6.6g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Intensely aromatic and lively with flavours of passionfruit and guava underpinned with aromas of fresh herbs and blackcurrant this is a great wine to enjoy as an aperitif, or match with seafoods. The palate is vibrant with zingy fruit that is balanced with a long, crisp mineral finish.



  • Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough – 2017 – Wine Enthusiast – 88 Points

    This wine shows soft lime and stone fruit characters that mingle with snow pea, jalapeño and a little wet stone minerality. On the palate it's focused and texturally interesting, with balanced acidity, lime zest and a salty edge.

  • Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough – 2017 – 91 points – Wine & Spirits

    “Lemony fresh, this brisk white carries notes of tarragon and a hint of crunchy green pepper. Citrusy acidity keeps it bright and cleansing, as if the flavors were lifted by a sea breeze. A perfect pairing for picnics and creamy goat cheese.”

  • Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough – 2017 – 90 points – Wine Spectator

    “Succulent flavors of mango, melon and tangerine are fleshy and lush, with dried floral hints and a touch of matcha green tea on the finish. ”