Cloudy Bay winemaker's own Sauvignon


3 Jun 2011: Monty Waldin gives us an indepth technical profile on Greywacke.

Kevin Judd, for more than 20 years the winemaker at Cloudy Bay, one of the most successful producers and marketers of New Zealand Sauvignon ever, has just released his first wine under his own Greywacke label. He and his wife Kimberley registered the name in 1993 – an indication of how long this project has been on their minds. The name reflects the prevalence in their first Marlborough vineyard, in Rapaura, of the rounded greywacke river stones. (My handy Collins Dictionary of Geology tells me that...