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Professional Ratings: 87 Wine Spectator, 87 International Wine Cellar
Region: Marlborough, New Zealand
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Other Info: Screw Cap Wines
Style: Light & Crisp
Alcohol By Volume: 13%
Item no. 113144
The 2011 The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc shimmers with an attractive, yet subtle green and gold hue. Grapefruit with cut grass, dried herb and stoneflint compliment passionfruit and pungent citrusy aromas. Soft gooseberry notes against a wonderfully vibrant intensity leads onto a ripe and nicely textured mid-palate. Lime zest nuances spring from the mouth-watering acidity and signature minerality of the plate and very persistent finish.
Pair this wine with freshly crumbed fish fillets and Caesar salad with a tangy dressing.
Melon and green apple flavors are showcased here, with floral, mineral and fresh fennel details. Light and extremely refreshing, as the flavors glide. Nicely done. Drink now. 59,000 cases made.
Pale yellow. Shy nose hints at lemon and pepper. Riper in the middle palate than the nose suggests, but with only moderate definition and grip to the flavors of citrus fruit, mint, green melon and herbs. In a middle-of-the-road style.