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Stoneleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Wine Review

Stoneleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Stoneleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score: 90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Alcohol: 13%

Wine Type: White Wine

Reviews and Ratings

rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

It's summer in New Zealand and this excellent Sauv Blanc gives you a taste of summer right now. Pretty tropical floral notes on first sniff, then bright passionfruit,citrus, kiwi and fresh green peas open on the palate. Lip-smacking acidity and long citrus finish make you want to stretch out on the chaise lounge. Try it with smoked trout or Chicken Alfredo.
Darlene Myers - CAPS Student rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is one of my favorite Sauvignon Blanc's. It reminds me of young love - fresh and exciting. There aren't too many wines that go really well with salads with a balsamic dressing, but this one does. And not just salad... chicken, fish, stir-fry. The Marlborough region of New Zealand is known for its Sauvignon Blanc and for under $20, this is one of the best.

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