Sula Vineyards - Sauvignon 2016

Sula Vineyards

Sauvignon 2016

An exotic wine to surprise your friends!

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The perfect match Cod cooked with butter and white asparagus

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Fruity

£9.90 per bottle

Non-subscribers : £11.88 per bottle

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An expert's opinion

Here's a wine that truly helped put the Indian wine scene on the map, and also the first Indian Sauvignon Blanc to have ever been made. Like many people trying the wine for the first time I didn't know what to expect but it really took me by surprise; fresh, well made and with lots of character. The grapes come from the best wine producing region in India, Nasik, which at 600m above sea level helps explain some of the freshness here. Ideal for an aperitif or to suprise your guests with, so take a sip and you'll discover that wine really can be made all over the world!

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of Petit Ballon.
The estate

Sula Vineyards

In 1993, Rajeev Samant resigned from his engineering job in Silicon Valley to pursue his dream of owning a vineyard in India. Some claimed it was a crazy project but Rajeev persisted and bought land in the Nasik region of India, which we now know today as the best wine-producing land available there. Today, Sula is *the* reference in Indian wine and the evidence is there for you to see and taste in the glass! Aside from producing top quality wine, the estate also organises music festivals, underwater restoration projects and even invests funds into the schools of local neighbourhoods; sign me up! 

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Service 8-10°

Decanting No
  • ic-meat

    Meat Grilled pork, veal medallions, charcuterie, beef carpaccio

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Goats cheese, soft cheese with herbs

  • ic-fish

    Fish Grilled fish and seafood, oysters, monkfish curry

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables White asparagus

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • Eye The wine has a pale golden colour, punctuated with flashes of brilliant green suggesting youth and freshness

  • Nose The nose is a stunning medley of citrus fruits, exotic fruits, white flowers, lemon balm and lemongrass

  • Mouth Light, airy and very elegant, this wine manages to be refreshing and packed with flavour at the same time

  • Origin : World

  • Appellation : Nashik (India)

  • Grapes : Sauvignon blanc.

  • Culture :

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 13%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £15.84
    (Subscribers: £13.20)

Peak 2018
Keeping potential 2020
Ready to drink
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