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A Bordeaux style Sauv Blanc from the Kiwis

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Brand NameRain
Wine NameSauvignon Blanc
Vintage (Year)2013
AVAMarlborough
CountryNew Zealand
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeSauvignon Blanc
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
2
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
2
Alcohol %12.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating10 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

So, I picked this up based on the recommendation that it wasn't like a typical New Zealand Sauv Blanc and honestly, it is like a great Bordeaux Sauv Blanc.  This wine is demure, floral, petrol and very nice.  You get aspects of hibiscus in the smell and the taste is neither too strong nor too weak.  This wine is a genius.  The taste has a little bit of lemongrass, some Meyers lemons, and some regular grass.  This is utter perfection.

 

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