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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
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Cloudy Bay



Wine Description

(From 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.

Winemaker's Notes

Mouth-watering aromas of passionfruit and lemongrass led with the spiciness of just-picked tomatoes tossed with fresh basil. Many small parcels of fruit, ripened under ideal conditions, bring layers of complexity to the 2006 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc. The palate has exceptional richness, with ripe gooseberry flavours and a hint of fresh fennel leading to a powerful, crisp finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 02/07.
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/07.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.