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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Details

Vineyard

Cloudy Bay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) Pale straw green in colour and mouth-wateringly fragrant, the 2003 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc is redolent of a mid-summer kitchen ... ripe passionfruit, yellow plums, juicy limes and freshly picked basil. The palate is pure and refreshing with all the hallmarks of a small but perfectly formed crop ... flavours that echo the aromas, with piercing concentration, impeccably balanced acidity ...and a long, crisp finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/03
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/05
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2008 Vintage) 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.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.