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500 Ratings
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
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Wine Details

Style

White

Region

Marlborough › New Zealand

Wine Description

(From 2015 Vintage) These grapes were selected from vineyards in Marlborough’s Wairau Valley and the neighbouring Awatere Valley. Fast draining, alluvial loams over gravelly subsoils in these valleys provide ideal growing conditions for our Sauvignon Blanc. Individual blocks were targeted for their strengths and overall contribution to the blend. The vines ranged in age, up to 14 years, bringing a mix of youthful vigour and depth of flavour.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2014 Vintage) Colour: Light straw with yellow and green hues. Aroma: Citrus and tropical fruits backed by characteristic herbaceous notes for which Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is renowned. Palate: An exuberant wine brimming with juicy acidity and fruit sweetness, providing a balanced flavour profile. The finish is fresh, zesty, and lingering.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/02
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/01
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.