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589 Ratings
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Details

Style

White

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Colour: Pale straw with touches of green and gold.Aroma: Passion fruit, Cape gooseberries and lime abound. These are made complex by toasty oak and butterscotch notes.Palate: An explosion of flavour. Ripe Sauvignon Blanc, balanced with oak and malolactic characteristics. A powerful wine, with complexity and persistence of flavour.This is a Sauvignon Blanc of the highest quality, with great depth of flavour and subtle complexity. The Awatere Sauvignon Blanc shows the untapped potential of New Ze...

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  • Planet Grape
    (2016 Vintage) Crisp, vivid, tingly and nearly austere with notes of lemongrass, oregano, spring pea. chive, lime, honeydew, cantaloupe and ripe pineapple.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/02
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine