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Villa maria Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Villa maria Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Villa maria Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2017-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Villa maria

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

More Vintages: 2014 

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SINGLE VINEYARD. Gorgeous tropical fruit and wild thyme on the nose of this flinty, mineral-rich Sauvignon Blanc. Terrific flavour extraction without heaviness. Aromas of grapefruit, smoke and lime. Pair with smoked salmon. MINE: The juice and skins for this wine sit together in the press before pressing so that the wine picks up the flavour precursors and becomes more complex. Dry ice covers the juice to prevent oxidation during this phase. OTHER: Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: An intense mineral (flinty) note hits the nose upfront then, after a sip, comes mouthwatering citrus and passionfruit flavours. This wine is dry and crisp with high acidity and an oily mouthfeel. Enjoy this unique mineral rich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with steamed mussels in white wine, butter and garlic jus. Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca. OTHER: Concentrated sauvignon blanc showing good freshness and purity with gooseberry, capsicum, tree fruit, nectarine and tropical fruit flavours. Quite a textural wine that has good weight [and] is quite silken. An appealing combination of intensity and purity. Drink 2016 to 2021. Score - 95 (Bob Campbell, MW, bobcampbell.nz, Jan. 1, 2016). - Community Wine Reviews



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