Sauvignon Blanc – 2022

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.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Fruit from Omaka Valley, Wairau Valley and Waihopai Valleys of Marlborough.

  • Mixed alluvial soils combined with clay
  • Careful vineyard management throughout the growing season
  • Vineyards all Bio-Gro NZ Organic certified for several years
Harvest Notes
  • Dry weather during flowering led to abundant fruit set
  • Small rain events produced vigor
  • Signficant rain events just before harvest required extra diligence by vineyard teams
  • Harvested in cool temperatures during March and April
  • Pressed and settled for 72 hours
  • Juice racked into variety of stainless steel vessels
  • Long, cool fermentation
  • Aged on lees for short period
  • Wine stabilized and filtered before bottling
Winemaker's Notes

A refined, yet wholly classic Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough. Densely aromatic, with lush notes of passionfruit, tropical fruits and dried herbs. The palate is vibrant and balanced, yet dry with ripe sherbet-like acidity giving great length.

Wine Summary

100% organically grown Sauvignon Blanc grapes; alcohol: 12.5%; vineyards in Omaka Valley, Wairau Valley and Waihopai Valley; mixed alluvial soils combined with clay; harvested in March & April; settled for 72 hours; long, cool fermentation in stainless steel; aged on lees for short period; filtered before bottling; certified Organic by Bio-Gro NZ; vegan and vegetarian friendly.

Technical Information
  • 100% Certified Organic Sauvignon Blanc grapes
  • Alcohol: 12.5%
  • Total Acidity: 7.2 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 2.1 g/l
  • Bio-Gro NZ Certified Organic
  • 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