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2013 Farmers Market Wine Co. Grower's Mark Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

2009   2013
Wine Notes

The source of the fruit for this wine varies. Please contact your merchant for more information.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $15


Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a white-wine grape from western France, now successfully grown in emerging and established wine regions all over the world. While the grape may be more readily associated with the Loire Valley (for its pivotal role in Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume), it is more likely to have originated from Bordeaux, where it is typically blended with Semillon.

In the late 20th Century, a new region began to gain a reputation as one of the great Sauvignon Blanc regions of the world: ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Marlborough wine region

    Marlborough is by far New Zealand's most important wine region. Situated at the north-eastern tip of the South Island, the dry, sunny region produces around three-quarters of all New Zealand wine. It is particularly famous for its pungent, zesty Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

    The region consists of two parallel valleys, the Wairau and the Awatere. It stretches up the Pacific coast from Kaikoura to Picton, a small port town in the Marlborough Sounds. The long, straight Wairau Valley is slightly longer-established than the Awatere and has a greater share of Marlborough's 58,300 acres (23,600ha) of vineyards.

    Although some vines were planted by settlers in the 1870s, viticulture on a commercial scale did not take off in Marlborough until the 1970s, when the Auckland-based wine producer Montana (now Brancott Estate ... more

  • New Zealand wine region

    New Zealand is a remote island nation in the Pacific Ocean, south-east of Australia. It lies between latitudes 36°S and 45°S, making it the southernmost wine-producing nation in the world. New Zealand has 10 major wine-growing regions spread across the North and South Islands, the most important of whic ... more


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New Zealand Glengarry Wines Ltd.
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