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whitehaven sauv blanc

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SKU: 01973
Alcohol Content : 14.1%
Producer Whitehaven
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
Sku 01973
Size 750ml



Colour / Appearance: Pale yellow-green, with star bright clarity.

Aroma / Bouquet: Lifted passionfruit, grapefruit, gooseberry, and peach fruit flavours, with complexing hints of jalapeno, nettle, boxwood and blackcurrant leaf.

Palate: A full flavoured, medium bodied wine, with an abundance of regionally typical blackcurrant and gooseberry flavours that linger on the dry, clean finish.

Cellaring: We recommend drinking our Sauvignon Blanc while it is young and fresh, however the wine is capable of developing nicely over the next 3-5 years if carefully cellared.

Food Match: This wine is a perfect accompaniment to summer salads, poultry and shellfish, such as Marlborough’s famous green-lipped mussels. Also try it with lobster and white fish.

Serve: Lightly chilled.

Wine Advocate: 88 Points

After an initial burst of tropical fruit subsides, the Sauvignon Blanc reveals more sedate notes of nectarine, snow peas and grapefruit. It's medium-bodied and easy-drinking, softening and fading on the finish. Drink it over the next 6-9 months.