Ata Rangi Te Wa Sauvignon Blanc (12 Bottles) Martinborough, New Zealand

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The palate compliments, an intense nose, with flavours of ginger, lemon grass and cinnamon. The 2019 season with its lower yields and great balance of sugar and flavour intensity has resulted in a wine with real palate volume and a long lingering finish.

Watch the video below of  Ata Rangi founder Clive Paton made the bold decision to sell his small herd of dairy cows in order to buy 5 hectares of stony, barren sheep paddock at the edge of the small Martinborough village. His dream, inspired by a scientific soil and climate report on the suitability of Martinborough for grape-growing, was to become a world class vigneron…..



Ata Rangi, meaning “dawn sky” or “new beginning” in Maori, is a small, family-owned Martinborough producer. Founder Clive Paton is one of the pioneers of Pinot Noir in New Zealand, planting his first vines on the stony terrace in 1980.

Winemaker Helen Masters focuses on traditional winemaking techniques, with organic practices undertaken in the vineyards, to produce the finest quality wines that best reflect the terroir and features of each season. Ata Rangi was honoured in 2010 with the inaugural Tipuranga Teitei o Aotearoa or “Grand Cru of New Zealand,” one of only two New Zealand estates to have received this accolade.

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