Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
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279 Ratings
Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Wine Details

Vineyard

Whitehaven

Style

White

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) A classic regional style – the palate is full and vibrant. Fresh nettle, gooseberry & tropical-fruit flavours abound and linger on the long, clean acid finish.

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Mid straw, with lemon tones. Aroma: Vibrant currant-leaf, citrus and gooseberry aromas, with freshly cut herb undertones. Palate: A full flavored, medium bodied wine, with an abundance of archetypal currant and gooseberry flavors, that linger on the dry, clean finish. Food pairings: Summer salads, poultry and shellfish, such as Marlborough's famous green shell mussels, as well as lobster and white fish. "Bright, pale straw. Knockout nose combines lemon, lime, pear, melon, flowers, lico...

Vineyard

Whitehaven

Varietal

Sauvignon Blanc

Style

White

Region

New Zealand

Color: Mid straw, with lemon tones. Aroma: Vibrant currant-leaf, citrus and gooseberry aromas, with freshly cut herb undertones. Palate: A full flavored, medium bodied wine, with an abundance of archetypal currant and gooseberry flavors, that linger on the dry, clean finish. Food pairings: Summer salads, poultry and shellfish, such as Marlborough's famous green shell mussels, as well as lobster and white fish. "Bright, pale straw. Knockout nose combines lemon, lime, pear, melon, flowers, lico...

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    crisp and refreshing with citrus flavors

    almost 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Mar-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/06
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/04