ToHu likes to keep it cool when things start to heat up. Nestled in the peaks of Marlborough’s Awatere Valley, the 2015/2016 growing season began with a warm, dry New Zealand summer before getting the rainfall that allowed the budding fruit to take off. Despite producing a heavier than normal yield, the rich flavors carried through each batch, ensuring ToHu Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2016 a place on the Kaumātua Reserve Range of ToHu’s lineup.
Pressed in cold steel tanks before settling, the grapes chill out before specially selected yeasts are added and the mixture is allowed to ferment in colder than normal conditions for around 21 days, providing deep aromas and flavors. The long growing season followed by a quick bottling to preserve freshness leads to robust fruit flavors and a strong mineral finish in this dry, high acid wine.
ToHu Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is produced with integrity and respect for the land that shines through in its unique golden jade hue. Handpicked by locals and carted around the winery by horse drawn carriage, this wine will leave you with a warm feeling inside no matter what the weather.
While Tohu might play it cool when it comes to wine production, when it comes to awards, this winery is red hot! ToHu Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2016 has placed Gold in five awards so far and this sweet tropical treat with notes of herb shows no sign of cooling off.