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Dog Point Vineyard is one of the oldest privately established vineyards in Marlborough. Established in 2002 by partners, Ivan & Margaret Sutherland, and James & Wendy Healy. After working together at Cloudy Bay, Ivan and James decided to return to a more hands-on approach and establish their own wine label. Dog Point Vineyard is located at the confluence of the Brancott and Omaka Valleys in Marlborough, New Zealand’s premium wine growing region. The name “Dog Point” dates from earliest...
Aromatic white flowers, ripe citrus and minerally sauvignon fruit, intense yeast character derived from extended lees contact. The full bodied palate has a refined complexity enhanced by intense mineral and citrus flavours. Pair with fish, poultry and vegetable dishes and especially aromatic white cheeses.
Matured for eighteen months in older French Oak barrels.
- 93 Points -
Opening with a lovely nose of lemongrass, orange blossom, crushed stones and peaches plus a touch of baking bread, the 2008 Section 94 is a light to medium-bodied, silky wine that's drinking in a great place and showing a touch of almonds in the long finish. This is a wine of great elegance and sophistication.See detailed press review