The new hot label from Marlborough with sensational reviews:
Top 12 New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – Bob Campbell MW
“Top 100 New Releases” – Bob Campbell MW
“Perfect Marlborough Pinot Noir” – Olly Smith, The Mail on Sunday (UK)
“This has to be the best Marlborough Pinot I have tasted.” 18.5 Points. Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
“Like the Blank Canvas Pinot, this has the perfect harmony of Old World elegance and structure with the purity of NZ fruit.” 18 Points. Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
After more than 40 vintages as a flying winemaker, this is Matt Thomson’s first venture. Blank Canvas is about creating alternate styles of wine using exceptional varieties and unprecedented techniques. Winemaker and international wine consultant Matt Thomson’s science background defines the parameters of his winemaking canvas, allowing creativity to flow within those bounds. Together with business partner, Master of Wine student and wife Sophie Parker-Thomson, Matt is striving to achieve the unique winemaking fusion between art and science, pushing the boundaries to capture a unique expression.All wines are made with minimal intervention to express purity of fruit, variety and site specifics.