Kono Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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Our eponymous wine Kono is made from carefully selected vineyards in Marlborough and Nelson - New Zealand's pre-eminent wine regions. The grapes are grown with soil knowledge and cultivation methods passed down from our Māori tupuna (ancestors). This gift of knowledge and rich, unspoiled lands create wines of personality and purity.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Brand Kono
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
  • we89

Wine EnthusiastA sizable 70,000 cases of this bargain were imported, so it should be reasonably available. The citrus fruit does have a greenish tinge to it, boasting hints of passion fruit, snap pea and green onion, but they're within the bounds of regional typicity, and bring a crisp, tart edge to the finish. Drink now.

Joe Czerwinski, September 1, 2017
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorLight and lively, with refreshing acidity that keeps the papaya, lime and pineapple flavors fresh and vibrant. Drink now. 175,000 cases made.

MaryAnn Worobiec, July 31, 2017
  • wa86

Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Sauvignon Blanc is delicately scented of green apples, fresh sage and lemongrass. Youthful, pure and uncomplicated in the light-bodied mouth, it is a lovely understated example for everyday drinking.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, May 31, 2017