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Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Whitehaven

Style

White

Wine Description

(From 2015 Vintage) The fruit was machine harvested in cool evening conditions and pressed immediately, with minimal skin contact. After settling, the clear juice was fermented at very low temperatures with selected yeast strains to preserve the inherent varietal flavours. The wine was fermented entirely in stainless steel.

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...

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    crisp and refreshing with citrus flavors

    almost 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/04
  • 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