Tinpot Wines is the exciting solo venture of winemaker and grape grower Fiona Turner. After completing her Masters in Science with Honors, Fiona has been immersed in the wine industry for over 15 years.
The Tinpot story began in 2003 when Fiona and husband Hamish established their own vineyard. This was one of the founding properties to be planted in the emerging sub region of Blind River, just south of Marlborough’s Awatere Valley.
Pale lemon in colour with intense, lifted aromas reminiscent of blackcurrant, lemongrass and thyme with passionfruit notes. A complex palate with classic Blind River characters that shine through: blackcurrant bud and sweet green herbs; with underlying ripe fruit and mineral notes. A pleasingly rich and powerful Sauvignon Blanc with well-balanced acidity and a long lingering finish. The winemaker