Secrets Sips From Spy Valley

Six Secret Sips from Spy Valley

JB tastes and reviews a great selection of white and red wines from Spy Valley Wines in Marlborough!

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Spy Valley Easy Tiger Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Straw lemon, savoury, green capsicum and citrus nose, lighter style with bright acidity, fresh tropical passionfruit and savoury almost asparagus / peas flavour, nicely balanced, softer textured – very quite quaffable Marlborough Savvy! Alc 9.5% RRP$18.00

Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Pale straw-lime, grassy herbaceous, green pepper, tropical nose, beautiful structure, rich, full flavoured, stone fruit and citrus, tight acidity leading into very long moreish finish! Marlborough in a glass! Alc 13% RRP $18.00

Spy Valley Riesling Marlborough 2015
Bright pale lemon in colour, lots of citrus, stone fruit & ginger on the nose, lovely palate of lemons & limes, dry citrus acidity, yeasty oak a new twist for Riesling and a crisp, dry tart citrus pith finish – gets the juices flowing! Alc 13% RRP $22.00

Spy Valley Gewurztraminer 2015
Bright and clear straw / lemon coloured in the glass. Some pretty soft florals and spice with turkish delight and a hint of something savoury that I couldn’t put my finger on – oak maybe? Intense tropical fruit & spice on the palate, nice acidity, off dry, textured, full flavoured and mouth filling. Great food wine – Thai curry? Still needs a bit of time but delicious already! Alc 14% RRP $22.00

Spy Valley Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Rose Marlborough 2016
Bright and shiny pale orange to pink in the glass with dark plum, cherries and a hint of smoke on the nose. A fresh dry palate with crisp acidity and a subtle hint of cherry and spice flavours. A nice long juicy finish, quite moreish – this is a great summer sip, lightly chilled and just in time for the SipNZRose Celebration! Alc 13%  RRP $22.00

Spy Valley Pinot Noir Marlborough 2014
Deep ruby / purple – smoke, red berries and savoury notes in the nose. Lots of raspberry and black berry flavours, herbal notes, big rounded fruit / oak / – fine tannins, rich lovely example of a Marlborough Pinot – excellent value at around Alc 13.5% RRP $30.00




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