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2008 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Kim Crawford 2008 Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Kim Crawford

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Marlborough

State or country: New Zealand

Price: $19

Cases produced: 175,000

KWG Score: 90.8 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: November 19, 2008

Wine Review: I like the 2008 more than the highly acclaimed 2007 Sauvignon Blanc from Kim Crawford. The 2008 is pale yellow in color and opens with a light lime bouquet. On the palate, this light bodied wine is well balanced, clean, and displays tasty lime flavors. The finish is dry and refreshing. This very food friendly wine would pair nicely with swordfish or mahi mahi. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Colour: Pale green. Aroma: Lifted aromatics of tropical fruits combined with the traditional nettle and herbaceous aromas of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Palate: Firm acidity is surrounded by hints of sweat, tropical fruits and herbaceous notes with hints of citrus sneaking in. A whopping mouthful of Marlborough. Food match: Good to drink with anyone at anytime. Ideally suited to asparagus, oysters and summer salads.

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