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2023 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc "Marlborough"

Cloudy Bay 2023 Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Cloudy Bay

Vintage: 2023

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: $35

Cases produced: 75,000

KWG Score: 93.5 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91.5)

Review date: May 27, 2024

Wine Review: This almost clear-colored Sauvignon Blanc from Cloudy Bay opens with tomato leaf and gooseberry bouquet with hints of green bell pepper and papaya. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with integrated medium plus acidity. The mouthfeel is balanced, smooth, and refined. The flavor profile is asparagus and papaya blend with notes of grapefruit and gentle yellow peach. We also detected hints of honeydew melon, celery, and green tomato. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away nicely. The Tasting Panel would then pair this Sauvignon Blanc with baked stuffed peppers or halibut kabobs. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc put New Zealand on the map with its captivating flavor. The 2023 Sauvignon Blanc is enticing and appealing, with notes of honeydew melon, passionfruit, citrus and black currant leaf.

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