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    Wairau River Sauvignon Blanc 2009
    Sauvignon Blanc - Marlborough, New Zealand


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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 91 Wine Enthusiast, 90 Wine Spectator

    Region: Marlborough, New Zealand

    Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

    Other Info: Screw Cap Wines

    Style: Fruity & Smooth

    Alcohol By Volume: 13%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 102592

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Hand tended in small batches from vine to bottle, low crops and ultra ripe fruit are utilised to produce premium wine that has become renowned for exhibiting intense fruit characteristics and classical elegance.

    Striking notes of nettles, pink grape fruit and fresh currants leap from the glass. The crisply defined palate is underlined with mine rality, lingering with black currant, guava and ripe pear. Savour with high-jinks and convivial company.

    Critical Acclaim:

    The folks at Wairu River have picked up their game, turning out a slightly austere, minerally 2009 that balances those atributes with hints of nectarine, melon and fig. It's medium-bodied, with a long finish.
    Best Buy.

    91 Points
    Wine Enthusiast

    Bright and lively, delivering an effusive mouthful of pineapple, lime and apricot flavors that remain refreshing and balanced through the finish. Drink now.

    90 Points
    Wine Spectator
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    User Reviews:

    Janet Chandler (4/14/2011)

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