Kim Crawford Illuminate Sauvignon Blanc

Kim Crawford Illuminate

Sauvignon Blanc


ALC/VOL: 7.0%

Kim Crawford is one of New Zealand’s most exciting and innovative wine producers. The secret to Kim Crawford’s success is serious attention to detail in the vineyards and winery, with a special focus on sustainable practices, individual vineyard block harvesting, and small lot fermentation.

Taste Profile:
This pale green wine has lifted aromatics of passionfruit and guava, with some citrus notes. Elegant yet full-flavoured, its crisp acidity is highlighted with a refreshing herbal and citrus finish. Perfect for all occasions, particularly delicious with fresh seafood, grilled vegetables, and summer salads. Contains 72 calories per serving.

Grapes were individually harvested from our vineyard blocks in subregions throughout Marlborough and destemmed in the field before being gently pressed and fermented. To retain the character of each subregion and block and use them to the best advantage, each block was handled individually to capture the special characteristics of the vineyard parcel.

“Spinning Cone” technology was used to reduce the alcohol from a portion of the base wine. This is a process of low vacuum distillation that can target removal of alcohol without impacting the aroma of the wine. The alcohol was reduced to below 1% on approximately 60% of the final volume, with 40% of the base blended back to achieve a final alcohol level of 7%.

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