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341 Ratings
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
$24.59 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Cloudy Bay

Style

White

Wine Description

Austere, dry wine with lovely minerality plus lemon grass, wild herb and a hint of tropical fruit. Good food wine. Impressive fruit purity and power. Tight, long, and with an ethereal texture.

Winemaker's Notes

A ‘false start’ to the season with unseasonably warm temperatures was followed by protracted cool spring weather. This gave some variable shoot growth around the valley. Flowering was largely successful with warm weather during the critical set time. From late December onward the season was reasonably warm and very dry. Harvest was rarely interrupted by rain and the fruit was harvested at a steady pace as it reached ideal maturity.

Scented and summery, the 2008 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc has deliciously vibrant aromatics that infuse the tropical fragrance of fresh passionfruit and juicy pineapples with garden-fresh basil and the...

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    light but with some tropical hints on finish. Typical gooseberry nose. Good aperitif

    over 5 years
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    Sushin kanssa oli mukiinmenevä mutta seurusteluun hieman liian kirpeä.

    over 5 years
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    good balance on taste, different level of taste

    over 4 years
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    92wine spectator

    over 4 years
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    passion fruit

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    Tangerine, mango and citrus flavors are pure and focused, smooth, round and wonderfully refreshing, with peach, Key lime pie, mineral, and floral elements that really take off on the finish. Drink now.