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The Doctors' Forrest Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Wine Review

The Doctors' Forrest Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2011

The Doctors' Forrest Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score: 89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 9.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: The Doctors'

Agent: Abcon International

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Incredibly mouth-watering and juicy with fresh notes of lime, lemon and white grapefruit. Hard to believe the alcohol level is so low with so much flavour here, but yay!

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: salads, seafood.

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This The Doctors' Forrest Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2011 was reviewed on May 11, 2013 by

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • 171827
  • $17.01
  • 10 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Rick rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Very good. Crisp but not as full bodied as e.g. Oyster Bay. In the line of the satisfactory NZ Sauvignon Blanc.
Aromas and flavours of citrus fruit and sweet peach intermingle with characteristic grassy notes. A truly solid example of Marlborough Savvy that delivers on all points. Following a lengthy consultation, the Doctors on our panel determined that the best course of action would be to prescribe taking this with food, and recommend crab legs or grilled chicken. Source: (Vintages panel, Aug. 2012) Aromatic & Flavourful



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