Greywacke

Greywacke




"Greywacke is the Marlborough label of Kevin Judd, and the fulfilment of a long held dream. The name Greywacke was adopted by Kevin and his wife Kimberley for their first Marlborough vineyard located in Rapaura, named in recognition of the high prevalence of rounded greywacke  river stones in the soils of the vineyard. Kevin registered the name back in 1993 with the vague notion that he might one day want to use it on a wine label of his own. This quality focused winemaking venture sources fruit from mature vineyards within the central Wairau Plains and the Southern Valleys. These prime viticultural sites are cultivated using yield restricting vineyard management techniques and intense canopy management regimes. A number of the vineyards are owned by the Sutherland family, while complementary grape parcels are acquired from additional select sites, all located within these sub-regions. The wines are made by Kevin at Dog Point Winery in the lower Brancott Valley, a facility extended to him by longstanding friends and industry colleagues, Ivan Sutherland and James Healy. The Greywacke portfolio is primarily based on two varieties, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir, the sauvignon blanc being produced in two distinctly different styles. In addition to this core range of three wines, there are also limited edition releases of chardonnay, and three aromatic varieties – pinot gris, riesling and gewurztraminer. Kevin’s signature vineyard photographs provide the  unmistakable identity of the Greywacke range."

Quelle: http://greywacke.com/



 
Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2019 Marlborough
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Beim Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc aus Marlborough zeichtet sich Kevin Judd aus Winemaker verantwortlich. Auch der Graywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2019 ist wieder hervorragend gelungen.

91 Punkte vom Wine Advocate für denJoe Czerwinski bewertet den Graywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2019 am 31. März 2020

Subtle scents of snap peas mark the nose of the 2019 Sauvignon Blanc. There's passion fruit as well. plus pink grapefruit and a slight crushed tomato-leaf component. It's similarly complex on the palate. where it's medium-bodied. with a strong core of grapefruity acids that give it backbone and length.

 

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Greywacke Wild Sauvignon 2017 Kevin Judd Marlborough
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Winemaker Kevin Judd ist eine Art Legende! Der Greywacke Wild Sauvignon Blanc Wild Ferment Marlborough reiht sich ein in eine Vielzahl von Weinen. die unkonventionell und dennoch (oder vielleicht deswegen?) überragend sind. Wild ferment ist das Pendant zum Deutschen Begriff der Spontangärung mit kellereigenen Hefen. also ein für den Wein unglaublich naturnaher Prozess. So kann man Herkunft. Terroir und Typizität herausarbeiten. wie auf keine andere Art und Weise sonst.


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