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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Details

Vineyard

Cloudy Bay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) The 2012 Sauvignon Blanc shows lifted notes of elderflower, green lime zest, and stone fruit. The palate is ripe, fine and succulent, offering zesty ripe citrus flavors coupled with an edge of minerality and sweet herbs. A small barrel ferment component gives balancing flesh to the wine's crisp refreshing acidity.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/03
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/05
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2008 Vintage) Tangerine, mango and citrus flavors are pure and focused, smooth, round and wonderfully refreshing, with peach, Key lime pie, mineral, and floral elements that really take off on the finish. Drink now.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.