2005 Brancott Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc "B"
Through careful vineyard selection and hand-crafted winemaking, this Sauvignon Blanc is Brancott's finest expression of Marlborough’s most famous variety. This wine shows vibrant fruit flavors, a hint of barrel fermentation and a complex, concentrated palate. Color: Pale straw with green hints. Aromas: Lifted capsicum and fresh herb aromas, coupled with intense, ripe stone fruit. Palate: The palate shows rich, concentrated fruit flavors with tropical fruits as well as an underlying fresh herb ...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesRating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Mar-06
Wine SpectatorRating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/07
Wine EnthusiastRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
Vintage ChartRating for New Zealand: 85 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: drink now<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rPungent fermentation aroma. Strong chemical and oaky taste.