Home Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 75cl. Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 75cl. For its 34th vintage, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc reaffirms its outstanding quality.
Cloudy Bay is a household name for iconic Marlborough Sau vignon Blanc; its second pillar is its Pinot Noir - from Marlborough itself and from celebrated Central Otago; and now, you are working towards producing the best sparkling wines outside of Champa gne. Considering that UK bubbles have been making a name for themselves in the wine industry for the past few years, what makes Pelorus a contender in this sparkling revolution? We grow the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir fruit with the same attention to detail as we use for all our wines, and make the wine using strict methode champenoise techniques — including the use of reserve wines and extended ageing on lees.
The lack of wind was a problem with the harvest, especially when the rains came. It was a case of all hands on deck with six helicopters, at one stage, being used to dry the vines. His return to Blenheim came via a fairly circuitous route.
The winery was named after Cloudy Baya body of water explorer Captain James Cook came across during his voyage to New Zealand in His discovery coincided with flooding in the region, which washed large amounts of sediment into the sea. Over the years, Cloudy Bay has added several new wines to its collection, building on its reputation for excellence.
Jane Anson picks her top five wines from a Cloudy Bay tasting of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir vintages going back to and respectively, organised as part of the winery's 30th anniversary. We tasted through the,and Cloudy Bay vintages of Sauvignon Blanc and, and vintages of Pinot Noir. The most recent two vintages were under screwcap.
Established inCloudy Bay was one of the first five wine makers to venture into Marlborough. At the time, it was almost an unimaginable place to set-up a vineyard. The winery was named after Cloudy Bay, a body of water explorer Captain James Cook came across during his voyage to New Zealand in His discovery coincided with flooding in the region, which washed large amounts of sediment into the sea.
For its 34 th vintage, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc reaffirms its outstanding quality. Cloudy Bay has built a reputation for refined, elegant Sauvignon Blanc and the vintage is no exception thanks to the stable weather during the harvest. Warm and dry conditions through December and cooler weather from January onwards allowed for more steady ripening.