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    The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 2008
    Sauvignon Blanc - New Zealand


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    Professional Ratings: 89 Wine Spectator, 89 Wine Enthusiast

    Region: New Zealand

    Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

    Other Info: Screw Cap Wines

    Style: Light & Crisp

    Item no. 100285

    Winemaker's Notes:

    The color is bright with a fresh softly green hue. The bouquet has subtle yet exotic notes of white peach and pink grapefruit, that complement gooseberry and passionfruit aromas. On the palate is lifted stone fruit and citrus is framed by a finely textured palate and zesty acidity with a classic Awatere flinty mineral background.

    Food Matching: Baked whole fish, couscous and fresh tasty salads

    The Marlborough region, at the north eastern corner of the South Island of New Zealand is recognised throughout the world as the source of stunning cool climate wines. With vineyards established in 1996, The Crossings is one of a small group of pioneering Awatere Valley winegrowers. Recognised as a distinct sub-region of Marlborough, the Awatere Valley's low vigour soils and dry climate produce grapes with intense fruit flavours, infused with a delightful minerality. We take our name from the location of the ford used by early settlers to cross the fast flowing Awatere River. The river forms a pristine southern boundary to our three vineyards, Medway, Willow Flat and Brackenfield Estate. Our passion is to produce truly stunning wines, with energy, skill and determination. We take our inspiration from the outstanding natural beauty of the land and have an abiding commitment to sustainability, which infuses every aspect of our craft.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Light and zingy, with a warm-pebble aroma wafting through the lime and other citrus character, lingering on the bright finish. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.

    89 Points
    Wine Spectator

    A reliable source for Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, The Crossings 2008 features melon and fig aromas that blend seamlessly with more citrusy, herbal flavors. It’s a medium-bodied wine with a refreshing finish of grapefruit and wet stones.

    89 Points
    Wine Enthusiast
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