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Matua Valley Paretai Marlborough Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Wine Review

Matua Valley Paretai Marlborough Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Matua Valley Paretai Marlborough Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.7/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $24.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13%

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Matua Valley

Agent: Treasury Wine Estates

Product: 278556

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Product: 11905770

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More Vintages: 2011   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 94/100

Incredible depth and richness that I rarely see in New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, which tends to be zesty. This one is still vibrant and refreshing but it has that extra dimension of complexity infused with glorious citrus fruit: lime and lemon wrapped in lanolin. Long finish.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Blue Fin Tuna steak seasoned & momentarily seared each side so that it’s still pink in the middle served with a fresh salsa made of lime juice, olive oil, avocado, red onion, capsicum & tomato..

This was reviewed March 28, 2010 by

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Pale straw with green hues, the nose is intense, with aromas of papaya and tropical fruits, interlaced and underpinned with crisp citrus and mineral notes. The palate is rich and full, an explosion of tropical fruits almost viscous in intensity, complexed by typical Marlborough “sweat” and minerality, all corralled into order by classical Marlborough acidity, lingering crisply on the finish.
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