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Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Wine Review

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml


Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Villa Maria

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Product: 974527

Product: 11459968

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Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Wonderfully crisp flavors of grapefruit and lime with a hint of tropical fruit. Notable but balanced acidity will pair well with Thai food.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Marmalade, ripe peach, and some lychee notes. Beautiful fruit, and a mouthwatering palate you'd expect, with a slight effervescence on the palate. I think this is a stand out for the ubiquitous NZ Sauvignon blanc.
Matt Steeves, Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A lovely Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, NZ. Exotic sweet fruit, with sweet floral blossom and herbaceous notes. Refreshing acidity with a long exotic fruit and grassy finish. A wonderful Sauvignon Blanc that would complement salads with goat cheese, citrus fruit, and asparagus. Tasted October 2014. 90 points. Matt Steeves @QuercusVino
Valérie Dufour Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Nice nose of grapefruit.
Tha mouth is subtle and balanced. You get more complexity and richness than the average NZ sauvignon in that price range.
Alice Kubicek rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Bright, pale lemon with silky legs, an intense grassiness on the nose, nectarines, melons and passion fruit and vanilla add complexity to the aromas. This complemented by the soft but lively acidity of the flavours, with refreshing lemon zest and green apple and fruit forward flavours. With a medium finish, it leaves an impression of grapefruit.
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

It has quite a bold nose,with serious notes of asparagus, sweet green peas and exotic fruits. I can't say that it's as delicate as lace;more like a velvety theatre curtain. Ok,i'll say it: it's a bit over for my taste. But it will be super with an asparagus quiche, or a spinach soufflé!



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