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Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Wine Review

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score:89/100

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Price: $18.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Oyster Bay

Agent: Delegat Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This perennial classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc has exuberant aromas of gooseberry, grass, cream of asparagus, jalapeƱo peppers and melon. It's intense and lively with crisp acidity and a lingering, slightly minerally finish. My note: One of my favorite New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs, especially in this price range. Bursting with gooseberry freshness, lemon zest, passionfruit and lime. Medium-bodied. This one will wake up your mouth and stir your appetite.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: asparagus, grilled vegetables, salads, pork, poultry, salmon, steamed clams, pan-fried scallops, mussels and, oh yeah, oysters.

This Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008 was reviewed on May 7, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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