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2017 Sea Pearl Sauvignon Blanc "Marlborough"

Sea Pearl 2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Sea Pearl

Vintage: 2017

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: $12

Cases produced: 18,000

KWG Score: 87.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: September 2, 2018

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is a very good value. It opens with a yellow grapefruit bouquet with hints of lime zest and nectarine pit. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and slightly acidic with ripe fruit flavors that make it seem a tad sweet. Those flavors are predominately yellow grapefruit with hints of lemon-lime and ginger. The finish is very refreshing and its acidity and flavors linger nicely. If you like a citrus styled Sauvignon Blanc, you with like this one. I would serve it with swordfish skewers. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A lifted nose showing refreshing herbal notes, snow pea, melon, and fresh guava. Light bodied and refreshing with typical Marlborough flavors of passion fruit, gooseberry, and grapefruit. A pleasing herbaceous thread leads to a long, lingering finish. Perfect for drinking immediately, this Sauvignon Blanc will be at its best over the next two years. Enjoy with seafood or chicken served over grilled vegetables/salad.

Organic status: not organic

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