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2021 Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc "Marlborough"

Whitehaven 2021 Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Whitehaven

Vintage: 2021

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Marlborough"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Marlborough

State or country: New Zealand

Price: $20

Cases produced: 607,706

KWG Score: 90.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: December 1, 2022

Wine Review: This light straw-colored Sauvignon Blanc from Whitehaven opens with a very nice aromatic citrus bouquet with notes grapefruit and quince with a hint of green apple. The medium body is crisp, clean, and dry with integrated acidity. The flavor profile is a blend of lemon, lime, tangerine, guava, and green apple with notes of saline. The dry and slightly tart finish lingers and fades away nicely. I would recommend pairing this New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with Vietnamese spring rolls. – Joe

Winemaker Notes: Color & Appearance: Pale lemon.
Aroma & Bouquet: Classical Marlborough with aromas of grapefruit, lime, blackcurrant and tropical notes underscored with complexing hints of jalapeno and tomato leaf.
Palate: Pure and concentrated with flavors of white peach, boxwood, citrusy, and wet river stone. The palate is concentrated yet elegant with flavor density and a lingering, textured finish.
We recommend drinking our 2021 Sauvignon Blanc while it is young and fresh, but the wine is capable of developing nicely beyond five years if carefully cellared. Serve lightly chilled with fresh seafood, summer salads, light poultry and/or goat cheese.

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