About this winery
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...
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Notes about product
All vineyards were converted to organic farming in 2009. 2,000 sheep graze and fertilize in winter; prunings are composted and spread.
Hand-picked fruit gently pressed to tank for 24 hours of settling. 18 months fermentation with native yeasts and aged in older French Oak barrels. 100% natural ferment. Bottled without fining and minimal filtration.
Fresh lemon, honey, citrus blossoms and floral aromas upfront leading to toasty and biscuit notes. Youthful and energetic palate that evolves into complex, round textures.The finish is complex with lingering citrus, saline, and toast notes.