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Wither Hills story began with one man, a local winemaker, in 1994. For him, it was a desire to craft the very best wine from Marlborough’s beautiful natural surroundings. This remains unchanged today, and their philosophy is that the finest wines are always created from exceptional vineyards, representing their sense of place. Here are a few offering available for you to enjoy:

 

Wither Hills 2012 Pinot Noir

Grape(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Marlborugh, NZ

Price: 20-25

Tasting Notes:

The nose presents with bright expressions of strawberries, cherries, plums are rounded out by white pepper, leather, and cola. Lively on the palate, strawberry, cherry, and raspberry notes co-mingle with spicy, earthy, and oaky suggestions. Ripe and hearty flavors come together nicely in this wine, making it a good one to match up with pork chops.

Rating: 90

Wither Hills 2015 Pinot Noir Rose

Grape(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Marlborugh, NZ

Price: 10-15

Tasting Notes:

An inviting nose of cherries and strawberries with subtle floral accents rises from a glass. A fruit-driven palate offers up flavors of ripe red berries backed up a mineral hints. A rose with a nice, full mouth-feel and a balanced acidity, it would be ideal to enjoy with a watermelon and arugula salad.

Rating: 89

Wither Hills 2015 Rarangi Sauvignon Blanc

Grape(s): 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Marlborugh, NZ

Price: 20-25

Tasting Notes:

Citrus fruits and gooseberries give way to grassy and herbal notes on the nose. Highlights of grapefruit, lime, and passion fruit make up the core of the palate, complicated by allusions of fresh herbs and white pepper. Bright with a nice balanced of flavors, open a bottle with goat cheese and crackers before dinner.

Rating: 90

Wither Hills 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Grape(s): 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Marlborugh, NZ

Price: 10-15

Tasting Notes:

Fragrances of grapefruit, lime, mango, and spicy herbs greet the senses.  The palate showcases flavors of pineapple, mango, and grapefruit, accented by suggestions of thyme and spice.  Crisp but balanced with a friendly acidity, your favorite shellfish would make a lovely pairing.

Rating: 89