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Select Blocks Sauvignon Blanc

From specific, carefully selected blocks, this wine delivers the perfect balance of Marlborough exuberance and fruit expression, with the refinement and texture you need in a great food wine.

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Ripe and fresh immediately but will develop even more softness and aromatic complexity with 1-3 years cellaring.

Tasting notes

The Ara Select Blocks Sauvignon Blanc is vibrant and intense, showing ripe, clean stone and grapefruit characters. It is very concentrated with a generous, textured mouth feel and a long clean finish.

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Our favourite meals

Asparagus, Snow Pea & Scallop Salad.

This impressive salad from Annabelle Langbein makes a few scallops go a long way, but you can replace them with prawns or even crispy bacon.

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Select Blocks - Sauvignon Blanc

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Birthplace: In the heart of Marlborough wine country

The purest distillation of Ara’s brand philosophy yet, Ara Marlborough wines have been hand selected from grapes across the Wairau Valley, finely crafted to offer a balance between the renowned Marlborough fruity vivaciousness.

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