Perfecting the taste of a pure NZ summer

We are thrilled to announce that our Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2023 has been awarded 93 Points by Wine Spectator.

This leaps out of the glass, with expressive, intense fruit flavors of silky smooth lemon meringue, mango, tangerine and fresh-cut apple. Candied ginger and green tea notes join a detail of salted lime before lingering on the mouthwatering finish. MaryAnn Worobiec / Senior Editor and Napa Bureau Chief

Our viticultural expertise spanning five decades, coupled with an intimate understanding of our terroir and the unwavering commitment of our team, have once again converged to craft an exceptional Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. This dedication and winemaking finesse are highlighted by the wine’s outstanding achievement of a 93 Points score from Wine Spectator—an accolade that not only validates our efforts but serves as a testament to the mastery inherent in our winemaking process. The score signifies a half-century journey towards perfecting the iconic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

We regard the accolades and scores from esteemed institutions like Wine Spectator not merely as validation of our efforts but as pivotal benchmarks that underscore our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality and consistency.

With a talented and experienced team of cellar hands and leaders, this vintage provided an opportunity for everyone to showcase their skills, collaborate, and share expertise, allowing the true essence of Marlborough fruit to shine.

The Allan Scott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2023 mirrors our people and place. With each vintage, our dedicated team endeavours to capture the essence of a pure New Zealand summer – a wine brimming with fresh, juicy fruit flavours, balanced herbaceous notes, and a crisp finish. This wine embodies the true terroir of our soils and the beloved aromas and flavours for which Marlborough is renowned, perfect for enjoying chilled by itself or as a companion to the season’s freshest produce.