Black Label Sauvignon Blanc offers quintessential varietal notes of gooseberry,
lemon, grass, zesty citrus and minerals.
Wine Spectator 87 points - Shows grassy, herbal notes up front, with a core of lemon, apple and melon, revealing a hint of smoke in the background. Light and crisp on the finish. Drink now. 30,000 cases made. –MW
(May 31 2014)
Babich Wines, established in 1916, is one of New Zealand’s largest family-owned wine companies with vineyards in Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, and Marlborough. They combine the craftsmanship of today with experience won from years of pioneering viticulture and winemaking. Sustainable practices and a willingness to invest in the future ensure that this approach will continue to deliver fine wines which fully reflect varietal and terroir. Babich was selected in April 2012 by Drinks International as one of 50 of the World’s Most Admired Wine Brands.
|Following harvest the berries were gently crushed, pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. A small portion of juice was fermented in neutral oak barriques.