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Dog Point Vineyard

Chardonnay 2015

Marlborough

Several influential voices in the wine industry believe that in time Chardonnay may prove New Zealand's single highest achievement. All three of the Dog Point wines fermented in barrel are small in production, but the Chardonnay is the smallest, and at times indeed the most dazzling.

Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate "The 2015 Chardonnay is a smoky, toasty, medium to full-bodied effort marked by a terrific acid line. That grapefruit note provides the backbone over which riper notions of white peach,…

Related Materials: Dog Point Vineyard Chardonnay 2015 Tech Sheet (93 WA) Dog Point Vineyard Chardonnay 2015 Shelf Talker (93 WA)

Dog Point Vineyard

Pinot Noir 2015

Marlborough

Dog Point's renown as a Sauvignon Blanc producers has done nothing to lessen the enthusiasm around their Pinot Noir, today considered one of the finest in New Zealand. What sets their wine apart is the generosity of the structure, which comes off as rich but not sweet, and the complex mingling of fruit and savory notes.

James Suckling "Impressive red-cherry aromas precede great depth and structured, handy tannins that pull real flavors out of the wine and coat the palate. This holds fresh and rich darker cherries and…

Related Materials: Dog Point Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 Tech Sheet (96 JS) Dog Point Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 Shelf Talker (96 JS)

Dog Point Vineyard

Section 94 Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Marlborough

Section 94 is widely regarded as the most distinctive and greatest Sauvignon Blanc being made in New Zealand today. James Healy and Ivan Sutherland were among the first to begin fermenting their Sauvignon in barrel with wild yeasts, a technique that along with the old vines they use, leads to a full-bodied wine that is less fruit-forward, more exotic, and has immense textural complexity. 

James Suckling "The trademark reductive complexity will surprise the regular sauvignon-blanc drinker and delight those who delve into great white Burgundy. Flinty lemon and grapefruit pith and really fresh, riverstone minerals, the…

Related Materials: Dog Point Vineyard Section 94 Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Tech Sheet (95 JS)

Wine Advocate "The flavors are settling into a comfortable range of stone fruit, melon and pink grapefruit. It's medium to full-bodied, with a rich, almost creamy texture and a long, plush finish."

Related Materials: Dog Point Vineyard Section 94 Sauvingnon Blanc 2015 Tech Sheet (93 WA)

Dog Point Vineyard

Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Dog Point's Sauvignon Blanc has become the icon in its category, a stainless steel Sauvignon Blanc that pulsates with energy, expressiveness and complexity that push the boundaries of what you may expect from Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. 

James Suckling “Pungent passion fruit and fragrant melon, Tahitian lime citrus, this really takes sauvignon to another place for Marlborough, exposing the edgy, exciting and minerally possibilities whilst embracing the rampant intensity…

Related Materials: Dog Point Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Tech Sheet (93 JS) Dog Point Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Shelf Talker (93 JS)

Wine Spectator "An aromatic version, with intriguing beeswax, honeysuckle, lanolin and marmalade notes that give way to a smooth, lush core of apricot and lime zest flavors. Mouthwateringly smooth and juicy, showing…