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Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Wine Review

Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $14.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.5%

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Monkey Bay

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Monkey Bay wines take their name from a small bay on the coast of Marlborough in the South Island. A legendary monkey was once believed to inhabit this secluded spot. Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from vineyards throughout the Marlborough region, including the Rarangi vineyard, just south of Monkey Bay. New Zealand enjoyed a particularly long, dry summer in 2008. Vibrant, zesty aromas of lime, chives, grass, lemongrass and green apples. Medium-bodied. Closed with a screwcap.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: fried chicken, roast turkey, caesar salad, grilled swordfish, turkey burger.

This was reviewed March 24, 2009 by

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  • ANBL
  • 500022
  • $17.99
  • 530 bottles
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Heather Proctor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

With Mum, and Becca. all loved it. Restaurant price $24 a bottle. The 2009 vintage. $7.99 in Marketview Liquor, $13.95 here.

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