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Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with a Twist.
Since Giesen began making wine in 1984 we have made Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and led the world in its love of the wine’s unique, delicious flavour. We make more than 10 different styles of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, so it’s no surprise that we have created this first-of-a-kind blend of Savvy with a delicious twist! To create Blush Sauvignon the winemaking team started with Giesen Estate’s much-loved and awarded Sauvignon Blanc.
They carefully selected fruit from two of Marlborough’s most highly regarded Sauvignon Blanc growing areas; the Wairau and Awatere Valleys. Fruit from Wairau Valley provides bright, tropical flavours, while Awatere fruit gives hints of herbs, richness, depth and a long dry finish. Following a gentle pressing, the juice was given yeast to prompt fermentation which was stopped when the wine achieved the perfect flavour – a balance of natural sweetness and classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc character. Finally, winemakers added the exceptional element – a splash of Hawke’s Bay Merlot which gives this wine a fun and a fragrant Blush glow.
The joyous sweet fruit core and refreshingly crisp, dry finish ensures Blush Sauvignon is the perfect match for BBQs or antipasto platters. For those wanting a sundowner to accompany the pink Blush of sunset, the flavours of this Savvy tastes delicious on its own as an aperitif. A playful, versatile addition to every gathering – Blush Sauvignon adds a touch of style to any occasion! Next time you’re catching up with a group of girlfriends make sure to invite Blush Sauvignon, she’ll arrive dressed in pink!
Alc/Vol: 12.5% | pH: 3.37 | TA: 6.5 g/L Residual Sugar: 4 g/L
Suitable for gluten & dairy free diets
Riesling with a Twist.
The Blush Riesling 2019 vintage is now every more mouthwatering, the subtle berry flavours and hint of spice make it a perfect match for BBQs or antipasto platters, and the refreshing citrus flavours taste delicious just on their own!
Share this wine while getting ready for a night out, take it along to your next BYO, or gift it to your bestie—the Giesen Estate Riesling Blush will add a touch of style to any moment.
Riesling with a Twist.
Fruit for this blush was carefully selected from cool-climate vineyards in New Zealand’s treasured Marlborough and Waipara regions. Our signature Marlborough Riesling offers luxurious richness and bright citrus flavours that are highlighted by fabulous floral aromas from the Waipara fruit. A dash of Marlborough-grown Syrah gives this wine a touch of sweet berry flavour and its namesake blush.
This inviting, blush-coloured Blush Riesling will greet your senses with aromas of luscious red berries and elderflower, subtle sweet spice and a refreshing twist of citrus. Take a sip and enjoy a burst of mouth-watering lime and blood orange flavours, with a touch of sweetness that finishes dry and refreshing.
Alc/Vol: 10% | pH: 3.17 | TA: 7.1 g/L Residual Sugar: 20 g/L
Suitable for gluten and dairy free diets