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Mount Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Wine Review

Mount Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Mount Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Mount Nelson

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Product: 694752

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A summer flower of a wine: blooms in the senses and mouth with lime blossom, fresh citrus and lemon zest. Lovely and balanced. Big acidity. Superbly crafted. Penetrating freshness right through to the finish. Try with vegetarian dishes. OTHER: Mount Nelson is a refreshingly different expression of Marlborough Sauvignon. Its Italian ownership Lodovico and Piero Antinori (Campo Sassi) is at the heart of this wine's restrained "Sancerre" style. The attack is fresh and with bright tropical fruit, citrus, mineral, jalapeno grapefruit notes. The palate very similar with added gooseberry and honey flavours. Impressive intensity and length no doubt as a result of four months of lees ageing after the fermentation. Score - 90 (Anthony Gismondi & Stuart Tobe, gismondionwine.com, Jan. 20, 2014)

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: pizza, barbecued beef, bison steak, grilled or spice-rubbed chicken.

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Produced by Campo di Sasso, this New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is pure Marlborough regionality even though its owners are Italian, namely Lodovico and Piero Antinori. This wine strives for the Sancerre style of Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc. - Community Wine Reviews
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