The Tinpot Hut story began in 2003 when winemaker Fiona Turner and her husband Hamish established their own 20 hectare vineyard in Marlborough’s emerging sub-region of Blind River. Naming her range of wines after a historic Marlborough mustering hut, the ‘Tinpot Hut’ links the area’s sheep farming past with its current state as one of the world’s most dynamic wine regions.
This is a complex and elegant wine with classic characters of blackcurrant bud and fresh cut thyme. Underlying ripe fruit and mineral notes from the grapes grown in the Blind River sub-region of Marlborough combine with more tropical notes of passion fruit and melon from the Wairau Valley vineyards. A stylish, rich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with vibrant aromatics and fine balance of acidity leading to a lingering finish.