If you’re a lover of Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc, you may owe a debt of gratitude to Matua. The winery, under founders Bill and Ross Spence, produced the first ever New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. However, the wine was produced in Auckland, not Marlborough, which is (
Matua is a big selling brand globally and is part of Treasury Wine Estates, which owns Penfolds and Wolf Blass and many others. They produce a number of different sav
The Review: Matua Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017
There’s passionfruit (of course) and citrus in the nose. The palate is driven by a dry acidity, with some background sweetness. It goes down easily, if a little on the tart side. Basically, if you are after a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, this will hit the spot nicely. Still, I wouldn’t say it over-delivers for the price. It’s exactly what you’d expect from a $16 white wine, no more and no less. Has anyone tried this? Let me know in the comments.