Posts Tagged Greywacke

2011 Greywacke Riesling, Marlborough, New Zealand

Bright straw color. The delicate, perfumed nose delivers uplifted Meyer lemon and apple notes, along with a flint and limestone minerality. Sweet fruit and racy acidity in the mouth work to stimulate and tantalize the tastebuds. At the finish, the... Read more

Greywacke: The Evolution of a Master Winemaker

By Glen Frederiksen You were the founding winemaker for Cloudy Bay, and (some say) single-handedly thrust the Sauvignon Blancs of New Zealand’s Marlborough region onto the international wine scene. What do you do for an encore? In the... Read more

2010 Greywacke ‘Wild Sauvignon,’ Marlborough, New Zealand

Clear straw color. This is quite a departure from your average New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Fermented in previously filled French oak barrels for 12 months using indigenous yeasts, this wine is more like fine white Bordeaux. Complex aromatics swirl... Read more

2011 Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Clear light straw color. New Zealand is world-renowned for its pungent, complex, fruit-driven Sauvignon Blancs, and this one has it in spades. Tiers of white grapefruit, honeydew, sharp lime and green lychee are accented by a steely streak of... Read more