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589 Ratings
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Details

Style

White

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) Colour: Pale straw with touches of green and gold.Aroma: Passionfruit, Cape gooseberries and lime abound. With added complexities of toasty oak.Palate: An explosion of flavour. Ripe Sauvignon Blanc balanced with oak and mealiness. A powerful wine with complexity and persistence of flavour.A new direction for Sauvignon Blanc. This wine shows the untapped potential of New Zealands best grape variety.Food match: Full flavoured foods, especially seafood, white meat and asparagus.

Expert Reviews
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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