Villa Maria's 2009 vintage Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

Villa Maria's 2009 vintage Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

Get festive with Villa Maria's 2009 vintage Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

Summer in a bottle

Summer brings with it the festive party season. This year New Zealand's most awarded winemaker, Villa Maria Estate, released the first New Zealand Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for 2009 - the 2009 vintage Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc.

Sauvignon Blancs from the Marlborough region are well known for delivering a clean burst of unique flavours that are fruity yet dry, making them the perfect variety to enjoy during the warm summer months. The Australian summer issynonymous with entertaining and socialising where friends share fresh produce such as seafood, tropical fruits andsalads and the Villa Maria 2009 Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc makes for an ideal match for such occasions.

Alistair Maling MW, Group Winemaker for Villa Maria, suggests pairing this wine with the following meal ideas, "Insummer the perfect accompaniment for this exuberant Sauvignon Blanc would be a salmon, tomato, green bean andpotato salad or grilled chicken breast with haloumi and avocado salsa"

2009 Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect accompaniment to any summer dinner party - offering premium taste at a reasonable cost.

This 2009 Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc is also an ideal addition to any wine enthusiasts cellar collection making it aperfect gift option all year round.

Villa Maria's 2009 vintage Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc
RRP: $20

This Sauvignon Blanc features fruit grown from Villa Maria vineyards throughout the Wairau and Awatere Valleys in therenowned Marlborough region of New Zealand. The new vintage offers a delicious blend of fruits with layers of juicyflavours, intensity and fullness with a refreshing crisp, clean and racy finish Villa Maria was founded in 1961 by George Fistonich, and has grown to be a worldwide exporter of wine, whilst remaining 100 per cent family owned and operated. Villa Maria is available in Australia's top restaurants including NorthBondi Italian, Icebergs Dining Room and Otto Ristorante.

About Villa Maria: Villa Maria has been New Zealand's most awarded wine maker, both nationally and internationally, for thelast 30 years. Founded in 1961 by its current owner and Managing Director, George Fistonich, Villa Maria is 100 per centNew Zealand owned and operated. It exports wines of the highest quality across the globe.

Villa Maria wines are available nationally at all good wine retailers. For further information visit: