Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2017
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SKU 15460

750ml

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Rated 90 points Beverage Testing Institute - Silvery straw color. Citrusy, tropical aromas and flavors of tropical fruit salad, grapefruit marmalade, and yellow pepper with a supple, tangy, petillant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and an even, intricate, very long green apple, peach, honey, and wheatgrass finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak. A great sauvignon blanc with rich tropical flavors and a long, satisfying finish.


Category White Wine
Varietal
Region New Zealand, Marlborough
Brand Whitehaven
Alcohol/vol 13%
  • wro94

Wine Review Online- From the first whiff this is obviously a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The initial impression is pungent lemon grass that give way with aeration to lovely citrus notes of lemon and lime, followed after a bit more air by gooseberry. Crisp and refreshing, it is beautifully balanced and classic New Zealand Sauvignon. A Platinum award winner at the 2018 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition.

Ed McCarthy
  • ws87

Wine SpectatorPear, apple and citrus flavors are juicy and appealing, set on an elegant and smooth frame. Drink now. 320,000 cases imported.

MaryAnn Worobiec, April 30, 2018
  • wa87

Wine AdvocateSlightly pungent and nettle-y, the 2017 Sauvignon Blanc also features notes of passion fruit and grapefruit pith. It's light to medium-bodied, with a crisp, refreshing feel and a hint of bitterness on the mouthwatering finish.

Joe Czerwinski, February 28, 2018

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