Sauvignon Blanc – 2020

Region: New Zealand


Meaning ‘offspring’ in Maori, MOMO sprung from Seresin Estate in Marlborough.  Now grown up with its own identity and personality, MOMO is youthful, urbane and well travelled, with an easy charm.  Seriously stylish, MOMO loves good food and great conversation.  Above all, MOMO is about enjoyment – the simple pleasure of good wine.MOMO selects organically grown grapes from a small number of growers and uses minimal winemaking intervention to present wines with honest varietal character and quality. All wines are Vegan friendly as well.

Grapes / Soils

Sauvignon Blanc Over 25 years on average in 2020  Mixed alluvial silt with clay

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • 100% Organically grown fruit from the Omaka Valley
Harvest Notes
  • Warm and wet spring with earlier flowering
  • Perfectly formed bunches and average yields
  • Last significant rain event just before Christmas, followed by perfect ripening conditions
  • Dry, moderate daytime temperatures and cool nights
  • Harvested in April in cool temperatures
  • Fruit chilled, crushed, destemmed and settled for 72 hours
  • Clear juice carefully racked into stainless steel vessels
  • Long, cool fermentation to enhance pure, distinctive flavors characteristic of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Aged on lees for short period
  • Wine stabilized and filtered prior to bottling
Winemaker's Notes

A classy Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc displaying a vibrant nose with bright aromas of ripe tropical and stone fruit characters. The palate is subtle, yet generous and textural, with delicate notes of lemon blossom and passionfruit. The finish is refreshing, crisp and dry.

Wine Summary

100% Certified Organically grown Sauvignon Blanc grapes; alcohol: 13%; vineyards in Omaka Valley; average vine age over 25 years; warm, wet spring with early flowering, then cool, moderate temperatures and long ripening; fruit cold stabilized for 72 hours; long cool fermentation in stainless steel; aged on lees for short period; vegan and vegetarian friendly.

Technical Information
  • 100% Certified Organic Sauvignon Blanc grapes
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • pH: 3.1
  • Total Acidity: 7 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 2.1 g/l
  • Organic grapes
  • Vegan and Vegetarian friendly

General Info

Country New Zealand
Region South Island
Appellation(s) Marlborough
Proprietors Michael Seresin
Founded 1996
Winemaker Tamra Kelly-Washington
Annual Production 30,000 9L cases (including Seresin)
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Biodynamic, Organic